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Easy Perfection Salad

Place the contents of two 3-ounce packages of lemon-flavored gelatin in an 8½x4½x2½-inch loaf dish. Add 2 cups boiling water and stir to dissolve gelatin. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar and 12 to 15 ice cubes; stir constantly till gelatin begins to thicken (about 3 minutes). Remove any ice cubes that have not melted.

Into the partially set gelatin snip the tops of 6 or 7 small green onions and 1 pimiento. Using scissors cut through the contents of on 1-pound can (cups) sauerkraut. Add sauerkraut to gelatin; stir gently to distribute the vegetables. Chill till set, about 4 hours or overnight. Unmold onto crisp greens on a serving plate. Garnish with ripe olives and crisp carrot curls, if desired.

Serve with Horseradish Mayonnaise: stir 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish into 1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing; blend thoroughly. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Shortcut Cooking, © Meredith Corporation, 1969. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the United States of America. First Printing.

Spring Vegetable Mold – Perfection Salad


Spring Vegetable Mold

1 pkg. (3 oz.) lemon flavored gelatin
2 cups water
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vinegar
1 cup sliced radishes
1 cup diced cucumber
1/2 cup sliced green onions
Crisp salad greens

Dissolve gelatin in water as directed on package. Add and stir in salt and vinegar. Chill gelatin, stirring often, until slightly thickened. Arrange a few radish slices in bottom of a 5-cup ring mold. Pour in a little of the gelatin to “anchor” the radishes. Chill until set. Fold in remaining radishes, cucumber and onions into remaining slightly thickened gelatin. Pour into mold. Chill until set. Unmold on a serving platter. Garnish with salad greens. Serve with mayonnaise, if desired. Makes 8 servings.

Perfection Salad

1 envel. unflavored gelatin
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 3/4 cups boiling water
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup shredded green cabbage
1 cup diced celery
1 pimiento, chopped
Salad greens

Mix together gelatin, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add boiling water and stir until gelatin is throughly dissolved. Add lemon juice. Chill gelatin over a bowl of ice cubes and water, stirring occasionally, until gelatin is slightly thickened. Add and stir in cabbage, celery and pimiento. Turn mixture into a 1-quart mold. Chill in refrigerator until firm. Unmold on salad greens. Serve with mayonnaise or salad dressing, if desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Published by –COOKINDEX– Division of H.S. Stuttman Co., Incl, New York. © COpyright 1958 Tested Recipe Instituted, Inc. New York

Perfection Salad

2 envelopes unflavored gelatine
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 can (12 oz) apple juice
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 cup shredded carrot
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup finely shredded cabbage
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1 can (4 oz) chopped pimiento

1. In small saucepan, combine gelatine, sugar, and salt; mix well.

2. Add 1 cup water. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar and gelatine are dissolved. Remove from heat.

3. Stir in apple juice, lemon juice, vinegar, and 1/4 cup cold water. Pour into medium bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour, or until mixture is consistency of unbeaten egg white.

4. Add carrot, celery, cabbage, green pepper, and pimiento; stir until well combined.

5. Turn into decorative, 1 1/2-quart mold. Refrigerate 4 hours,or until firm.

6. To unmold: Run small spatula around edge of mold; invert onto serving plate. Place hot dishcloth over mold; shake gently to release. Repeat, if necessary. Lift off mold. refrigerate until ready to serve.

Makes 8 servings.

©Copyright 1973 by The McCall Publishing Co. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.