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Lemon Dressed Fruit Salad

No recipe image available.A sparkling orange and apricot gelatin salad mold served with a zesty lemon cream dressing.

Recipe Ingredients:

Orange-Apricot Mold:
2 (16-ounce) cans apricot halves
2 (3-ounce) packages orange-flavored gelatin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (6-ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup ginger ale

Lemon Dressing:
1 cup cream-style small curd cottage cheese
1 cup lemon yogurt
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Orange-Apricot Mold: Drain apricots, reserving 1 1/2 cups liquid. Purée apricots.
  2. Heat liquid to boiling; dissolve gelatin and add salt. Add purée, juice concentrate and lemon juice. Stir until concentrate is melted.
  3. Slowly pour ginger ale down sides of pan, mixing gently. Pour into 6 1/2-cup ring mold. Chill until set.
  4. For Lemon Dressing: Combine all ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend until thoroughly mixed. Serve with Orange-Apricot Mold. Makes 2 cups.

Makes 12 to 16 servings.

Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.