The Watergate Salad

 

Why is it called the watergate Salad???

Kraft Foods debuted its bright green instant pistachio pudding mix in the 1970s and promoted a recipe using the pudding mix called Pistachio Pineapple Delight. It’s believed that a crafty editor at a Chicago newspaper reprinted the recipe but renamed it “Watergate Salad,” and the new name stuck

 

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INGREDIENTS:

1 (3.4 ounce) package instant pistachio pudding mix

1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, with juice

1 cup miniature marshmallows

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

 

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl, mix together pudding mix, pineapple with juice, marshmallows, and nuts. Fold in whipped topping. Chill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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