Summer Fruit Salad Molded
|Unflavored gelatin||1 Tablespoon (1 envelope)|
|Mung bean sprouts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Coconut shreds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Unsweetened pineapple juice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Minced mint||1 Tablespoon|
|Peaches||2 , sliced (with skins)|
|Fresh pineapple||2 Cup (32 tbs), diced|
|Powdered fruit rind||1 Teaspoon|
Soften gelatin in 1/2 cup pineapple juice.
Heat remainder of juice.
Dissolve gelatin mixture in it.
Add remaining ingredients.
Turn into mold or individual molds.
Chill until firm.
Unmold on bed of salad greens note If fresh pineapple juice is used in this salad, bring juice to boil and cool before softening gelatin in it.
Fresh pineapple contains an enzyme which makes gelatin liquefy.
This presents no problem once the pineapple juice is boiled.