Apricot Aspic Recipe
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A family who usually passes up molded salads will hunt for this fruity version at our covered dish buffet. Not only is it delicious, it adds color to any meal.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

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. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Aspic in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p75

Nutritional 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.

  • 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
  1. 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.
  2. 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. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Aspic in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p75

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jpmus User ID: 5296243 15371
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2010

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

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hjwoodward User ID: 826879 75387
Reviewed 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."

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