Quick Tomato Aspic-with Shrimp

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Beth M.

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@BakinTime

At a church buffet luncheon,this was served by a friend, Jo-Ann, and I loved it. Every so often I would tell her how much I enjoyed it, and she'd reply: It's so EASY, and it disappears whenever I bring it to a potluck. She shared her recipe with me. I have recently made it, and I made three large portions to be served with lettuce. It can be made in smaller dishes, to serve more people. I used V-8 Juice.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8 small servings
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    v-8 juice or tomato juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    plain gelatin; i used 2 envelopes plain
  • SOAK GELATIN IN COLD JUICE.

  • 3 1/2 c
    v-8 juice, heated; or tomato juice, hot
  • 1 tsp
    approx./or 2 sqeezes,fresh lemon juice/optional
  • 1 pinch
    basil/optional
  • 1 or 2 c
    chopped veggies; celery,carrots,peppers,olives
  • 1 c
    cooked shrimp, peeled
  • DISSOLVE GELATIN MIX IN HOT JUICE. IF DESIRED ADD LEMON JUICE & BASIL

  • ADD CHOPPED VEGGIES AND SHRIMP.

  • I USED 24 SHRIMP,COOKED AT THE FISH MARKET AND CHILLED,EASY!

  • MIX WHIPPED CREAM AND MAYONNAISE TO MAKE A SAUCE.

  • 1/4 c
    mayonaise
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream, whipped

How to Make Quick Tomato Aspic-with Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. I made this with whole cooked shrimp, but next time I will cut each into about three pieces. I only used celery and green olives; and no basil.
  2. Since I wanted it to be my lunch, I used three cereal bowls for molding, and there was about a cup left over in another container. So it makes plenty!
  3. The cold shrimp helped it set up fast. I actually left it overnight in the refrigerator. Unmold on crisp lettuce and serve with mayo and whipped cream.

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