Red White and Blue Berry Salad

A fresh, colorful Red White and Blue Berry Salad that’s perfect for any picnic or patriotic event. Strawberries, marshmallows and cream cheese make a rich bottom layer, topped with blueberry jello and a center filled with luscious whipped cream.  

Red White and Blue Berry Salad | 2 Cookin Mamas A fresh, colorful Red, White and Blue Berry Salad that's perfect for any picnic or patriotic event. Strawberries, marshmallows and cream cheese make a rich bottom layer, topped with blueberry jello and a center filled with luscious whipped cream. #salad #strawberries #redwhiteandblue #blueberry

It was hard to find the right name to describe this salad but it definitely falls into my red, white and blue theme. For the red part of my theme, I used fresh, sweet strawberries, which luckily are on sale this time of year, and lightened them up with jello then whipped them together with marshmallows, cream cheese and whipped cream. For the blue, I found some berry blue jello that fit the bill perfectly. And the white, what else but delicious whipped cream!

The salad comes out closer to a dessert but why wait until the end of the meal when it tastes so good with all the other picnic fixins’. I usually make this with lime and pineapple but actually liked the strawberries and cream take on this one.

Red White and Blueberry Salad picnic | 2 Cookin Mamas

Enjoy!

RED WHITE and BLUE BERRY SALAD
Prep Time
2 hrs 45 mins
 

A fresh, colorful Red, White and Blue Berry Salad that's perfect for any picnic or patriotic event. Strawberries, marshmallows and cream cheese make a rich bottom layer, topped with blueberry jello and a center filled with luscious whipped cream. 

Servings: 8 servings
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 1 small package berry blue jello (if not going for the red, white and blue theme substitute strawberry jello here)
  • 1 small package strawberry jello
  • 1 cup mini-marshmallows
  • 1 small 4-oz. package cream cheese, room temperature
  • Strawberries, cut-up & additional for garnish
  • 1 cup whipped cream or cool whip
Directions
  1. Prepare package of berry blue jello according to package directions for quick set. 

  2. Pour into jello mold and place in refrigerator for approximately 2 hours or until firmly set.

  3. Open package of strawberry jello and empty into medium bowl. Pour 1 cup boiling water over jello and mix until dissolved.

  4. Add mini-marshmallows and stir until melted. 

  5. Cool in bowl in refrigerator for about 1/2 to 3/4 hour until jello is syrupy.

  6. To this syrupy jello mixture, add cream cheese, cut up strawberries and whipped cream. Stir until well mixed.

  7. Remove berry blue jello in mold from refrigerator and pour cream cheese mixture on top.

  8. Return to refrigerator until top mixture is firm.

  9. To remove from mold, place mold in very warm water, being careful not to let water flow over top, for about 30 seconds. Place plate on top of mold and invert together.

  10. When ready to serve, fill center with layers of whipped cream and top with strawberries and blueberries.

Recipe Notes

Total time includes 2-1/2 hours of chill time.

 

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1 Comment

  • Reply
    Miz Helen
    07/07/2014 at 2:10 pm

    What a great salad to celebrate the 4th! Hope you have a great week and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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