Simple 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)

If you’re a fan of fluff salads then it would be best to attempt 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 seems to be 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 instantaneous pudding
  • Miniature marshmallows
  • Crushed pineapple with juice
  • Chopped nuts
  • Shredded coconut – sweetened


There are a couple of other 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. Similar goes with the nuts.


Let your cool whip thaw within the fridge for a couple of 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 one more reason why this dish is a winner!


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

Easy Pistachio Salad (Watergate Salad)


This salad has a couple of totally different names reminiscent of Watergate salad, pistachio salad and inexperienced stuff. Be sure you use INSTANT pudding combine, not the cook-and-serve form.


You’ll be able to add a couple of various things to this recipe when you like. Resembling:

  • 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’ll be able to however might want to stir it up nicely earlier than serving, so when you 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 have to 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 maintain for 2-3 days.


This makes about 8 servings and may simply be doubled.

Simple Pistachio Salad (Watergate Salad)

Anne Walkup

This Simple 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.

Whole Time 5 minutes

Course Dessert

Delicacies American

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

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