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When this sweet "salad" was created in the 1970s, it was called Pistachio Pineapple Delight. Somehow it took on the name of an infamous Washington, D.C., hotel. Either way, it's still a must-have side for the holiday roast.

  • PREP: 0 hr(s). 15 min / Total: 1 hr(s). 15 min
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  • SERVINGS: 16 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

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  • Combine ingredients.

  • Refrigerate 1 hour.

Kraft Kitchen Tips

  • HOW TO THAW COOL WHIP WHIPPED TOPPING

    Place unopened tub in refrigerator. A 1-L tub will be completely thawed in 4 hours. Do not thaw in microwave.

  • FOOD FACTS

    Originally called Pistachio Pineapple Delight, this recipe was created in the 1970's to celebrate the introduction of Jell-O Pistachio Instant Pudding. How the Watergate Salad recipe got its current name remains somewhat of a mystery. Some believe it's linked to the infamous American political scandal while others attribute it to the Watergate Hotel. Despite the debate, everyone does agree on one thing - it's a simply delicious recipe!

  • SERVING SUGGESTION

    Serve as a salad with cold sliced cooked chicken or as a dessert on its own.

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SERVINGS

16 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Nutrition Info

Serving Size 1/2 cup (125 mL)

AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories180
Calories From Fat63
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 170mg
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 23g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C8%
Calcium2%
Iron2%

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