Moulded Ginger Ale & Pear Salad
|Lime-flavored gelatin||3 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Boiling water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ginger ale||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Fresh pear/8 canned pear halves, drained||4 Large|
|Lemon juice||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Mayonnaise/Unflavored yogurt||1 Tablespoon|
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in ginger ale.
Chill until thick and syrupy.
Meanwhile, peel, halve, and core pears.
Immediately brush surface of pears with lemon juice.
Arrange pears round-side-down in a 1 1/2-quart mold.
Pour thickened gelatin over pear halves.
Cover and chill until firm (at least 3 hours).
Unmold on serving platter; surround with lettuce leaves and garnish with dollops of mayonnaise.