It's been awhile since I've posted a recipe and so I thought I'd share a recipe I tried over Christmas.
My sister hosted Christmas and is tradition we all brought items to complete the dinner.
I brought Blueberry Drizzle Salad(recipe here)but also wanted to try something new.
So I browsed online and finally decided on a molded gelatin salad I found at allrecipes.com.
But first I had to make sure I still had my tupperware mold I received as a wedding gift 23 years ago and sure enough I did.
I read that molded salads were more popular in the 60's and then also read a few tips, one of which was to spray the mold with nonstick spray before adding the ingredients. I did do that then let the salad sit out on the counter for 10 minutes or so before unmolding.
And here it is:
It stuck a bit in a couple of spots but overall I was happy with how it came out.
And it was quite flavourful, I'd make it again.
Here's the recipe:
2 1/2 cups crushed pineapple, with juice
1 (3 ounce) package orange flavored gelatin
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup chopped pimento
1 cup heavy cream, whipped
1 cup diced celery
1 cup chopped walnuts
In a medium saucepan, heat pineapple and juice over medium heat until boiling. Add gelatin and stir to dissolve. Remove from heat and refrigerate until partially set.
In a small bowl, blend the pimento into the softened cream cheese. Mix the gelatin mixture and cream cheese together, and then fold in the whipped cream, nuts and celery. Pour into a 1 1/2 quart mold and chill until firm