This beauty can be served to 12 people in place of a salad.
2 cups applesauce
1 large (6 oz.) pkg. raspberry gelatin
14 oz. lemon-lime carbonated beverage
1 large can crushed pineapple
1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional
V.S.P. Heat applesauce and add gelatin, stirring until dissolved. Cool to lukewarm. Stir in carbonated beverage. Drain pineapple and add along with pecans to gelatin mixture. Pour into mold and chill. Serve on lettuce.