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Cottage Cheese Calico Salad

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stalk celery 1 Medium, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cut in 6 pieces
  Green onions 3 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Carrot 1 , peeled, cut in 1 inch pieces
  Radishes 6 , halved
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Medium, halved lengthwise, cut in 1 inch pieces
  Creamed cottage cheese 16 Ounce (1 Container)
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Prepared horseradish 2 Teaspoon
  Seasoned salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small saucepan, soak gelatin in milk and let soak until softened, for about 10 minutes.
2. Heat on a low flame and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved in the milk.
3. Let the mixture cool to lukewarm.

MAKING
4. On a vegetable board with a paring knife or in a food processor, coarsely chop the vegetables adding them to a large salad bowl.
5. In the food processor or liquidizer jar, combine the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
6. Add the cooled gelatin milk and blend for another 5 to 10 seconds.
7. Pour this mixture into the bowl of vegetables and stir until well mixed
8. Pour mixture into a 11/2 quart casserole or into 6 individual jelly molds.
9. Place the molds in the chiller compartment of the refrigerator until as set and well chilled.

SERVING
10. To unmold, dip the mold in a bath of luke warm water and invert onto bed of lettuce leaves on salad plate.
11. Garnish with parsley if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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