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Molded Asparagus Salad

1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1½ cups tomato juice, divided
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
Artificial sweetener to equal 4 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon hot sauce
2 cups cut-up, cooked asparagus
2 tablespoons minced celery
¼ cup diced pimento
Lettuce leaves

In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup tomato juice to soften. Stir over low heat until gelatin dissolves. Stir in remaining tomato juice, vinegar, sweetener, salt, and hot sauce. Chill until syrupy. Fold in asparagus, celery, and pimento. Spoon into a 1-quart mold. Chill until firm. to serve: Unmold on lettuce leaves. Divide evenly. Makes 4 servings.

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Salmon-Avocado Mold

1 envelope unflavored gelatin
1 cup cold water
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 teaspoons grated onion
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
1 16 ounce can salmon, drained, flaked, and small bones removed
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3 cup sliced pitted ripe olives
1/4 cup chopped celery

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1 large avocado
1/2 cup dairy sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
Curly endive

In saucepan soften gelatin in the cold water. Stir over low heat until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add sugar, lemon juice, vinegar, onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and horseradish. Chill till mixture is partially set. Fold salmon, mayonnaise, olives, and celery. Spoon into a 3 1/2 cup mold; chill till gelatin mixture is firm. To prepare dressing, peel and mash the avocado (about 2/3 cup). Blend together the avocado, sour cream, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Chill. Unmold salmon salad onto serving platter. Spread avocado dressing mixture evenly over the outside of salad. Garnish with curly endive and a lemon twist, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

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