Cantaloupe Nut Salad

Cantaloupe Nut Salad

Cantaloupe Nut Salad

Cantaloupe Nut Salad

Ingredients

  • Slivered almonds and celery add texture to this layered mold.
  • 1 package (3 oz.) Jell-O Orange, lemon, or lemon-lime Gelatin
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup diced cantaloupe or small cantaloupe balls
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely slivered almonds
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. Dissolve Jell-O Gelatin and salt in boiling water. Add cold water and lemon juice. Chill half the gelatin until very thick. Fold in cantaloupe, celery, and almonds. Pour into a shallow pan or individual molds. Chill until set, but not firm. Mix cheese and mayonnaise until smooth. Gradually blend in remaining gelatin. Pour over layer in pan. Chill until firm. Unmold on crisp greens. Serve with cream cheese balls, additional mayonnaise, or sour cream, if desired. Makes about 4 cups, or 6 to 8 servings.