Golden Treasure Aspic
Golden shreds of cheddar cheese and chopped celery glisten brightly in this savory cocktail vegetable juice-based gelatin mold.
4 cups cocktail vegetable juice
1 teaspoon mixed pickling spice
2 tablespoons (2 envelopes) unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped celery
- In a saucepan simmer 2 cups vegetable juice and pickling spice for 5 minutes; strain.
- Meanwhile combine gelatin and sugar; soften gelatin in 1/2 cup cold vegetable juice; stir into hot juice until dissolved. Add remaining 1 1/2 cups vegetable juice and lemon juice. Chill until partially set.
- Fold in cheese and celery.
- Pour into lightly oiled 6 cup mold; chill until firm.
Makes 8 servings.
Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.