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Exquisite Cucumber Mold

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 5 Medium
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Prepared horseradish 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Grated onion 2 Tablespoon
  Green food coloring 15 Drop
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped (Chilled)
Directions

Rinse cucumbers, pare, cut lengthwise into halves, and discard seeds.
Cut cucumbers into pieces.
Finely grind enough cucumbers in an electric blender to make 3 cups pulp.
Set aside.
Sprinkle gelatin evenly over cold water in a small saucepan; stir over low heat until completely dissolved.
Set aside.
Measure mayonnaise into a large bowl and mix in cucumber pulp, horseradish, onion, food coloring, and a blend of salt and white pepper.
Add the dissolved gelatin gradually, stirring constantly until thoroughly blended.
Chill until mixture is slightly thickened.
Fold in whipped cream and turn into a 2-quart fancy mold.
Chill until firm, about 6 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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