Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
5 from 2 votes

Lemon-Lime Jello Salad a.k.a. Dad’s Green Jello

This delicious Lemon Lime Jello Salad is a family-favorite recipe made with cottage cheese and pineapple! It’s requested ALL the time by friends and family and is SUPER easy!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jello salad, lemon lime jello salad
Servings: 24
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 3 oz lemon JELLO
  • 3 oz lime JELLO
  • .25 oz unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple not completely drained
  • 1 pint cottage cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • lemon and lime zest for topping optional


  • Lightly spray a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • Dissolve both boxes of JELLO and unflavored gelatin in hot water in baking dish.
  • Stir in sweetened condensed milk, pineapple, cottage, cheese and mayonnaise until thoroughly combined.
  • Chill until firm, at least 2 hours.
  • Sprinkle on lemon and lime zest if desired.
  • Cut into squares and serve cold.



Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 112mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 0.1mg