Festive Tomato Aspic Recipe

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Festive Tomato Aspic

Clarissa Stuart

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@SculleryWench

At the holidays, when salad greens are sometimes not at their best, this tasty salad offers up crisp veggies built into a tangy french-dressing flavored aspic. Cool and zippy, this fits in perfectly with any special meal. We always serve it up at Thanksgiving or Christmas ... sometimes both!


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

3 oz
lemon gelatin (small box)
2/3 c
boiling water
8 oz
tomato sauce (small can)
1 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp
tabasco sauce
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 c
finely diced celery
1/2 c
finely diced cucumber
1/2 c
finely diced green bell pepper
1/2 c
finely diced radishes
2 Tbsp
finely diced green onions (about 2 onions)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium bowl (or other suitable container), dissolve the lemon gelatin in the 2/3 cup boiling water per package directions. Stir in the tomato sauce, vinegar and Tabasco. Add salt and pepper to taste.
2
Put this mixture into the refrigerator for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until the gelatin is thickened but not set.
3
While the gelatin/tomato mixture is chilling, wash and dice all of the veggies.
4
Fold the diced veggies into the thickened gelatin, stirring gently to distribute evenly. At this time, you can transfer everything into a decorative mold if desired. Cover and refrigerate until firmly set.
5
OPTIONAL: Unmold onto a lettuce-lined plate right before serving. Decorate with small dollops of mayonnaise if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gelatin Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy