Asparagus And Almond Mold Recipe

The asparagus almond mold is a savory and delicately flavored gelatin made with asparagus, cream and mayonnaise. Flavored with lemon juice, the asparagus almond mold is served chilled. I like to garnish mine with some extra slivered almonds too!

Summary

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Ingredients

 Unflavored gelatin1 Tablespoon
 Cold water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Canned asparagus15 Ounce, cut in 1 inch lengths
 Liquid1 Cup (16 tbs) (From Asparagus)
 Mayonnaise1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Heavy cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Blanched almonds3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), slivered

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1949 Calories from Fat 1635

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287.2%

Saturated Fat 39.9 g199.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 243 mg

Sodium 2667.2 mg111.1%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 15.6 g62.5%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 47 g93.7%

Vitamin A 101.5% Vitamin C 129.6%

Calcium 38.9% Iron 37.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Soften gelatin in cold water.
Drain liquid from asparagus and add sufficient water to make 1 cup.
Heat liquid and add gelatin; stir until dissolved.
Chill until mixture begins to thicken.
Fold in mayonnaise, whipped cream, salt and lemon juice.
Fold in asparagus and almonds.
Pour into mold and chill.
Serve with mayonnaise flavored with lemon juice.
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