Ladies-Who-Lunch Tuna Mold

Ladies-who-lunch Tuna Mold Recipe

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Tam D


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

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about 18
40 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Ladies-Who-Lunch Tuna Mold


  • 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!

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About Ladies-Who-Lunch Tuna Mold

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

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