Gelatin Salads Tomato Aspic Recipe

Gelatin Salads Tomato Aspic picture

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Tomato juice1 Can (10 oz) (1 Qt, 14 Oz)
 Black peppercorns12
 Cloves8
 Bay leaves2 Small
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Unflavored gelatin3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 27 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.05 g0.07%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.06%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 77.1 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.32 g1.3%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 5 g10.3%

Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C 11.4%

Calcium 1% Iron 1.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, place together 5 cups tomato juice, peppercorns, cloves, bay leaves, salt.
2) Heat the tomato mixture to boil and reduce heat.
3) Let the tomato mixture simmer for 5 minutes.
4) Sprinkle gelatin over remaining tomato juice, to soften.
5) Stir the gelatin mixture in the tomato mixture, until gelatin is dissolve.
6) Remove the tomato mixture from the heat.
7) Pass the tomato mixture, through muslin cloth.
8) Stream the tomato mixture into 8 individual molds or 1-1/2-quart mold.

FINALIZING
9) Place in the refrigerator until firm for at least 3 hours.
10) When ready to serve, run a small spatula around edge of mold.
11) Invert the mold on a serving plate and place a hot, damp dishcloth on base of mold.
12) Shake the mold gently to release.

SERVING
13) Garnish with sliced olives, green pepper, cucumber, or salad greens as desired.
14) Serve with mayonnaise on side if desired.
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