Molded Beet Salad
|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon|
|Cold water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Diced beets||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), drained (Liquid Reserved)|
|Mandarin oranges||1 Cup (16 tbs), drained (Liquid Reserved)|
|Minced onion||3 Tablespoon|
|Lemon juice/Vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Celery salt||To Taste|
Soften gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes.
Combine beet and orange liquid and add enough water to make 1 1/4 cups.
Heat liquid to boiling and add gelatin; then add salt, onion, and vinegar or lemon juice (or combination of the two).
When mixture is slightly thickened, fold in beets and oranges.
Pour into 6 individual molds and chill until firm.
Unmold on lettuce and serve with mayonnaise with dash of celery salt.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 807 Calories from Fat 240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g41.5%
Saturated Fat 2.6 g13%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 21.4 mg7.1%
Sodium 1110.9 mg46.3%
Total Carbohydrates 116 g38.8%
Dietary Fiber 25.2 g100.7%
Sugars 40.8 g
Protein 27 g54.3%
Vitamin A 1508.8% Vitamin C 484%
Calcium 38.8% Iron 54.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet