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Perfection Salad

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The perfection salad is a lovely gelatin and egetable salad. A congealed salad, it has added olives and is flavored with vinegar and sweetened to taste. Chilled and served as desired, it is refreshing and delicious.
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Finely shredded cabbage 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sliced celery 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shredded carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced pimiento stuffed olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Sprinkle gelatin over 1 1/2 cups cold water in a saucepan; let stand 1 minute.
Add sugar and salt; cook over low heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves.
Stir 1 1/2 cups water, vinegar, and lemon juice into gelatin mixture; chill until consistency of unbeaten egg white.
Fold in remaining ingredients; pour into a lightly oiled 5 cup mold.
Cover and chill until firm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 752 Calories from Fat 106

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.2%

Saturated Fat 0.16 g0.81%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2580.5 mg107.5%

Total Carbohydrates 130 g43.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.8%

Sugars 110.9 g

Protein 29 g58.1%

Vitamin A 267.8% Vitamin C 189.6%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 8.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Perfection Salad Recipe