Grapefruit Salad Mold Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Cream cheese3 Ounce (1 Package)
 Unflavored gelatin2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Canned grapefruit juice3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), divided
 Grapefruit sections3 Cup (48 tbs), divided
 Diced pimiento1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salad greens1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 135 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.9%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.7 mg

Sodium 121 mg5%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.23 g0.93%

Sugars 16.8 g

Protein 5 g9.8%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 96.5%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 2.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Divide the cream cheese into 8 small balls and chill it.
2. Take a saucepan and combine sugar, gelatin, and salt in it.
3. Fold in one cup of grapefruit juice and heat it over the medium heat, until the gelatin is completely dissolved. Ensure that the mixture is stirred at regular intervals.
4. When done remove from heat and fold in remaining 2 1/2 cups grapefruit juice. Blend well and chill the mixture.
5. Decorate the 5-cup ring mold by arrange few grapefruit sections, cream cheese balls and pieces of pimiento over it.
6. Add chilled gelatin to the ring mold and chill it until the mixture gets firm.
7. Allow the other half of gelatin to attain a consistency of unbeaten egg white by chilling it.
8. Add 1 1/2 cups grapefruit sections and remaining pimiento.
9. Add the mixture to the mold and chill until it gets firm.

SERVING
10. Serve after unmolding and filling the center with salad greens, grapefruit sections and cream cheese balls.
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