Straightforward Pistachio Salad is the proper addition to any vacation gathering. We like it for Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas. It’s at all times nice for any potluck!

Easy Pistachio Salad (Watergate Salad)

In case you are a fan of fluff salads then it would be best to strive our Strawberry Praline Salad. It has great opinions and it’s at all times a success.


We love how easy this recipe is and the substances actually go nice collectively. It’s additionally versatile you’ll be able to add or take away from this salad. It additionally appears nice on a vacation desk which is at all times a plus. Most everybody love the “inexperienced stuff” and it’s only a vacation staple.


  • Cool whip
  • Pistachio immediate pudding
  • Miniature marshmallows
  • Crushed pineapple with juice
  • Chopped nuts
  • Shredded coconut – sweetened


There are just a few alternative ways to make this salad however that is or favourite. Some individuals don’t add the shredded coconut so you’ll be able to at all times depart it out. Identical goes with the nuts.


Let your cool whip thaw within the fridge for just a few hours, which is the one time-consuming a part of this dish. The toughest a part of making this dish is getting the substances out. Which is another excuse why this dish is a winner!


Step 1
Stir dry pudding combine into cool whip. Add remaining substances and blend properly. Preserve refrigerated.

Easy Pistachio Salad (Watergate Salad)


This salad has just a few completely different names comparable to Watergate salad, pistachio salad and inexperienced stuff. Ensure you use INSTANT pudding combine, not the cook-and-serve variety.


You may add just a few various things to this recipe if you happen to like. Comparable to:

  • Maraschino Cherries
  • Fruit Cocktail
  • Actual Pistachios


This fluff salad is a basic so it goes with nearly any meal. We like it at Christmas or Easter and we serve it with our Southern Pea Salad and our Amish Pasta Salad. You may additionally love these scrumptious Thanksgiving Side Dishes.


Can I make this the night time earlier than?

You may however might want to stir it up properly earlier than serving, so if you happen to plan so as to add cherries for adornment, wait so as to add these till you serve it.

Can I depart the coconut out?

Sure, you’ll be able to depart it out.

Does this should be served chilly?

Sure, it’s best chilly proper out of the fridge.


We retailer this in an air-tight container within the fridge and it’ll preserve for 2-3 days.


This makes about 8 servings and might simply be doubled.

Straightforward Pistachio Salad (Watergate Salad)

Anne Walkup

This Straightforward Pistachio Salad is an excellent addition to any gathering. Generally known as Watergate salad or the inexperienced stuff it is a basic it doesn’t matter what you name it. It is nice for any vacation event and appears nice on the desk.

Complete Time 5 minutes

Course Dessert

Delicacies American

  • 1 8 ounce cool whip
  • 1 3.4 field pistachio immediate pudding
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple with juice, drained properly.
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts of your alternative
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

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