I checked all the other recipes here, and each one is a little different in one way or another. THIS is the real deal. I got the recipe from the chef at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC where the recipe originated. If you want the same one served there that was made famous there....this is it.
Classic Pistachio Watergate Salad ~ this green fluff salad is creamy comfort food at its best! www.thekitchenismyplayground.com
Original Watergate recipes from the 70's~Lore: These recipes became popular during the Watergate Scandal of the 70's and it's easy to say it's because it was full of fruit, marshmallows, and nuts. circa approximately 1975 as I am not sure when I cut it from paper.