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Apricot Aspic

A family who usually passes up molded salads will hunt for this fruity apricot aspic recipe at our covered dish buffet. Not only is this aspic delicious, it adds color to any meal.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) apricot halves
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin
  • 1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda

Directions

  • Drain apricots, reserving 1-1/2 cups juice; set apricots aside. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring apricot juice and salt to a boil. Remove from the heat; add gelatin and stir until dissolved.
  • In a blender, process apricots, orange juice concentrate and lemon juice until smooth. Add to gelatin mixture along with soda; mix well. Pour into a 6-cup mold that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Chill until firm.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 93 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

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  • jpmus
    Jul 26, 2010

    Very good. Nice and tangy. To reduce total sugar, I used sugar-free gelatin and diet lemon-lime soda.

  • hjwoodward
    May 28, 2010

    I am not a big fan of Jello type salads but this is awesome. It tastes more like a dessert. Very refreshing. It took a long time to set up so I would make it the day before you need it.