Spring Salad Ring
2 3-ounce packages lime-flavored gelatin
1 3/4 cups boiling water
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup water
1 large cucumber
1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1 15 1/4 ounce can crushed pineapple
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
Dissolve lime-flavored gelatine in the 1 3/4 cups boiling water; stir in the lemon juice. For clear gelatin layer, measure 3/4 cup of the gelatine mixture and to it add the 1/4 cup water; pour into a 6-cup ring mold. Chill till almost set.
Meanwhile, prepare pineapple-cucumber gelatin layer. Peel cucumber; halve and scrape out seeds. Grate cucumber or put through food chopper, using fine blade; drain. Measure 1/2 cup drained grated cucumber. Blend softened cream cheese and mayonnaise or salad dressing. Stir in undrained crushed pineapple, the grated cucumber, finely chopped onion, and grated lemon peel; mix well. Stir in remaining gelatin mixture. Chill till partially set. Pour over set gelatin mold. Chill till firm. Unmold onto salad greens. Trim with green grapes, if desired. Makes 8 servings.
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