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Cucumber Ring

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  Lemon-flavored gelatin 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cold water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Cucumber 1 , thinly sliced
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, cubed and softened (1 Package)
  Cucumbers 4
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Snipped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 3 Tablespoon
  Lettuce 1

Dissolve lemon-flavored gelatin in boiling water; add the 3/4 cup cold water and 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
Pour into a deep 6 1/2-cup ring mold.
Chill till partially set (consistency of unbeaten egg white).
Overlap the thinly sliced cucumber atop gelatin mixture in mold; press into gelatin.
Chill till almost firm.
Meanwhile, in saucepan mix the sugar, unflavored gelatin, and salt.
Add the 3/4 cup water; stir over low heat till gelatin and sugar dissolve.
Stir in the 2 tablespoons lemon juice.
With rotary beater gradually beat hot gelatin mixture into softened cream cheese till mixture is smooth.
Peel and halve the 4 cucumbers lengthwise; scrape out seeds.
Finely shred cucumbers (or grind using fine blade of food grinder).
Drain; measure about 1 1/2 cups.
Stir shredded or ground cucumber, mayonnaise, pars ley, and onion into cream cheese mixture.
Pour over almost-firm gelatin mold.
Chill till firm.
Unmold onto lettuce-lined plate; garnish with cherry tomatoes, if desired.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3023 Calories from Fat 2253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 252 g388.2%

Saturated Fat 59.9 g299.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 406.6 mg135.5%

Sodium 3759.7 mg156.7%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.5%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44.1%

Sugars 130.4 g

Protein 43 g86.8%

Vitamin A 579.8% Vitamin C 228%

Calcium 48.4% Iron 36%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cucumber Ring Recipe