watergate salad recipe
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5 from 6 votes

Watergate Salad Recipe

Watergate Salad - The easiest dessert recipe made in just 5 minutes with only 4 simple ingredients! Fluffy, creamy and full of delicious pistachio flavor. A classic potluck dish that everyone loves! 
Prep Time5 mins
Chill Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: watergate salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 3.4 ounce box pistachio instant pudding (dry)
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 1 1/2 cups whipped topping (thawed)
  • 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows

Optional: 1/2 cup chopped pecans


    • Combine the dry instant pudding, crushed pineapple and mini marshmallows. Stir in the whipped topping, just until combined.
    • Refrigerate for 45 minutes - 1 hour, or until firm. 


    Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 102mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.2mg