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Vegetable Salad Mold

Yield 8 to 10 servings


  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) jar sliced pimiento, drained
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • Leaf lettuce
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, sliced

How to Make It

  1. Soften gelatin in cold water in top of a double boiler. Cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat; add lemon juice, salt, and hot sauce. Cool. Chill to consistency of unbeaten egg white. Stir in mayonnaise, celery, green pepper, pimiento, and onion. Pour mixture into a lightly oiled 4-cup mold; chill until firm.

  2. Unmold salad onto a lettuce lined serving plate. Garnish with egg slices.

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