Bing Cherry-Grapefruit Salad

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (26-ounce) jar refrigerated unsweetened grapefruit sections, undrained*
1 (16 1/2-ounce) can pitted Bing cherries, undrained
1/3 cup dry sherry or dry white wine
2 (3-ounce) packages cherry gelatin
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted


Drain grapefruit and cherries, reserving juices.

Bring reserved juices and sherry to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat; add gelatin, and stir 2 minutes or until gelatin dissolves.

Chill 30 minutes or until consistency of unbeaten egg white; stir in grapefruit, cherries, and pecans. Pour into a 6 1/2-cup mold. Cover and chill 8 hours or until firm. Unmold onto a serving dish.

*1 1/2 grapefruits, sectioned, and 1 1/3 cups fresh grapefruit juice (about 3 grapefruits) may be substituted.