1 (9 oz) can crushed unsweetened pineapple, juice packed.
1 (.3 ounce) sugar free cherry gelatin
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Sugar substitute equivalent to ¼ cup sugar
1 cup fresh cranberries, ground
1 small orange, peeled, quartered and ground
1 cup chopped celery
½ cup pecans or other nuts, broken into pieces, (optional)
1.) Drain pineapple and save juice. Set pineapple aside for later use.
2.) Combine pineapple juice with water to equal 2 cups liquid. Prepare gelatin according to package label using juice-water mixture for the liquid.
3.) Once gelatin is dissolved, stir in lemon juice. Chill until partially set.
4.) In a separate bowl, combine the pineapple, sugar substitute, cranberries, orange, celery and nuts. Add this mixture to the partially set gelatin and stir until blended.
5.) Pour into large mold or individual molds. Chill until firm.
*Do not use fresh or frozen pineapple in this recipe! It will not allow the gelatin to gel.