Tomato Aspic Salad


Tomato Aspic Salad

4 cups tomato juice
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. salt
Dash cayenne
2 stalks celery, sliced
2 Tbsp. grated onion
2 envel. unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
Crisp salad greens

Combine tomato juice and next 5 ingredients, in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; simmer 10 minutes. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water and let stand to soften. Add softened gelatin to tomato mixture; stir until dissolved. Strain mixture; add lemon juice. Pour into a 1-quart ring mold. Chill until set. Unmold on a serving plate and garnish with salad greens. If desired, fill center of ring with Golden Potato Salad (see Index J). Serves 6.

Cucumber Almond Salad

Combine 2 pared and thinly sliced cucumbers with 1/2 tsp. salt in a bowl. Let stand about 15 minutes; drain.

Combine 1 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup slivered almonds, 1 Tbsp. onion and 1 1/2 tsp. lime juice in a small bowl. Pour sour cream mixture over cucumbers; toss to mix well. Serves 6.

Red Cabbage Slaw

1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
2 cups finely shredded green cabbage
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 to 3/4 tsp. dill seeds
3/4 tsp. salt
Dash pepper
Few grains paprika
1/4 cup sour cream

Put the red and green cabbage in a bowl. Combine mayonnaise and remaining ingredients in another bowl. Pour mayonnaise mixture over cabbage; toss to mix and chill. Serves 6 to 8.

Published by –COOKINDEX–Division of H.S. Stuttman Co., Inc. New York © Copyright 1958 Tested Recipe Institute, Inc. New York

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