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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!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword jello salad, lemon lime jello salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
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