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Spring Beauty Salad

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Unflavored gelatin 1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 1/3 Envelopes)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely crumbled blue cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely diced cucumber 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green pepper strips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Thin)
  Pimiento strips 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Thin)
  Minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Salad greens 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Asparagus spears 4 , cooked and wrapped in ham slices
  Radish roses 4
  Celery 4
  Carrot stick 4
Directions

Combine flour, salt, mustard, and gelatin in heavy saucepan; gradually stir in milk.
Cook and stir over low heat until sauce is thick and smooth.
Cool until slightly thickened; then add mayonnaise or salad dressing and blend well.
Fold in cheese, cucumber, green pepper, pimiento, and onion.
Pour into a 3 1/2 cup mold or 6 individual molds and chill until firm.
Unmold on a salad plate and garnish with salad greens, asparagus spears, radish roses, celery, and carrot sticks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Spring
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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