|Alternative names||Orange salad|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Creator||F. W. Woolworth Company|
|Main ingredients||Lime or orange-flavoured gelatin, cream cheese, pears, maraschino cherries, whipped cream|
|Cookbook: Seafoam salad Media: Seafoam salad|
Seafoam salad, also known as orange salad, is a cafeteria and buffet staple popularized by F. W. Woolworth's lunch counters. Seafoam salad is often considered a dessert and is one of many dessert salads. It is composed of green gelatin, cream cheese, pears, maraschino cherries and whipped cream topping. Orange salad uses orange-flavored gelatin instead of lime.
Multiple versions of the recipe exist. Variations include substituting crushed pineapple for pears or adding mayonnaise and nuts to the mixture.