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Keto Watergate Salad Recipe

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


This nutty, creamy, and crazy delicious keto Watergate Salad recipe is a rich, flavorful pistachio cheesecake mousse with pineapple and cherries. It will transport you right back to the summer potlucks of your youth!


  • 4 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 drops pure almond extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons allulose sweetener (or sweetener of choice)
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream (whipped to stiff peaks)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted shelled pistachios (chopped)
  • 10 fresh cherries (pitted and chopped)


  1. Beat together the cream cheese and pineapple in a large bowl until the pineapple is crushed and the mixture is well-blended. Beat in the vanilla extract, almond extract, and sweetener.
  2. Add 1/4 of the whipped cream and stir to combine. Use a rubber spatula to fold in the remaining whipped cream 1/4 at a time.
  3. Gently fold in the pistachios and cherries.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until the mousse is fully chilled, at least 2 hours.
  5. Serve chilled.


  • Net Carbs: 6g per serving (1/3 cup)
  • This recipe makes about 2 cups of mousse, for a total of 6 (1/3-cup) servings.
  • Store Watergate Salad in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Note that it will stiffen slightly, but still have a mousse-like texture.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 213
  • Sugar: 4
  • Sodium: 72
  • Fat: 20
  • Saturated Fat: 11
  • Carbohydrates: 7
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 3
  • Cholesterol: 62

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