Watergate salad, also referred to as Pistachio Delight, is a sweet-tasting dessert salad made from pistachio pudding, canned pineapple, Cool Whip, and marshmallows. It is very quick to prepare: the ingredients are combined and it can be chilled, if desired.
The canned fruit used is usually pineapple, but can be a fruit cocktail and/or mandarin oranges. Mini-marshmallows may be omitted. Thanks to many home cooks there are many slight variations with additional ingredients. Watergate salad is similar to ambrosia salad. It is a popular dish in the Upper Midwest and other areas where potlucks are popular.
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