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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soften 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.
2
In a mixing bowl beat the cottage cheese slightly with a mixer, then stir in gelatin and the chopped green pepper and scallion.
3
Spread the mixture into a deep 9x13 inch pan. Chill.
4
Soften second envelope of gelatin in 1/4 c. cold water in small saucepan, stirring over low heat til dissolved. Remove from heat.
5
Flake the tuna with a fork into a large mixing bowl. Add celery, mayo, and lemon juice and toss gently to combine. Stir in gelatin.
6
Carefully spread the tuna mixture over the top of the cottage cheese mixture. Chill at least 2-3 hours.
Cut and serve.
7
NOTE: 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