Ladies-who-lunch Tuna Mold Recipe

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Ladies-Who-Lunch Tuna Mold

Tam D

By
@methodmaven

This elegant salad is sure to impress. Our little secret? It's super quick and easy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
about 18
Prep:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
envelope unflavored gelatin
2/3 c
cold water
2 pt
cottage cheese
1/2 c
chopped green pepper (optional)
2 Tbsp
chopped scallion
1
env. unflavored gelatin
1/4 c
cold water
4 can(s)
tuna, drained
1 c
chopped celery
1 1/2 c
mayonnaise
12 Tbsp
lemon juice

Step-By-Step

1Soften one envelope of gelatin in 2/3 c. cold water in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until the gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat.
2In a mixing bowl beat the cottage cheese slightly with a mixer, then stir in gelatin and the chopped green pepper and scallion.
3Spread the mixture into a deep 9x13 inch pan. Chill.
4Soften second envelope of gelatin in 1/4 c. cold water in small saucepan, stirring over low heat til dissolved. Remove from heat.
5Flake the tuna with a fork into a large mixing bowl. Add celery, mayo, and lemon juice and toss gently to combine. Stir in gelatin.
6Carefully spread the tuna mixture over the top of the cottage cheese mixture. Chill at least 2-3 hours.
Cut and serve.
7NOTE: I could not find a decent photo of this recipe. It's a retro-style recipe, but it's actually very light and elegant looking, and tasty enough that the pre-schoolers at the day care center where I cooked gobbled it up, when I got tuna on the cheap!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Tuna Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy