Jellied Guacamole Salad

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  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatine
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup whole cooked shrimp
  • 4 cups mashed avocado
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Few drops Tabasco sauce


  1. Soften gelatine in cold water; dissolve in boiling water. Pour a little clear gelatine in the bottom of a mold, arrange shrimp in it and chill until firm. (Shrimp may be marinated in French dressing for a few hours beforehand, then drained well.)
  2. Mash avocado with lemon juice; add seasonings and remaining gelatine and pour mixture on top of firm shrimp layer.
  3. Chill until firm.
  4. Unmold on serving dish and garnish with lettuce, tomato and cucumber wedges.
  5. Serve with mayonnaise.

Serves 10 to 12.

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