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Shrimp In Jellied Cucumber Rings

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  Lemon flavored gelatin dessert 1 (1 Package)
  Hot water/Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cucumbers 2 Medium
  Green food color To Taste
  Canned shrimp/Cooked 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  French dressing 1 Tablespoon
  Tomatoes 2 Small, skinned
  Avocado 1 Medium
  Lettuce 2
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1 Tablespoon

Add the gelatin dessert to the hot or boiling water, depending on the manufacturer's directions, and stir until dissolved.
Add the sugar, vinegar, and salt, and allow to cool at room temperature.
Meanwhile pare and grate the cucumbers; then squeeze through cheesecloth to obtain 3/4 c cucumber juice.
Add this juice to gelatin mixture with a drop of green food coloring to tint delicate green.
Turn into 4 individual molds or ring molds and chill.
Let the shrimp, from which the black vein running down the back has been removed, stand in French dressing.
Cut tomatoes in eighths.
Pare, stone, and slice avocado.
At serving time, unmold salads on individual beds of lettuce, and garnish with shrimp, tomato sections, and avocado.
Serve with desired salad dressing.

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Shrimp In Jellied Cucumber Rings Recipe