Cucumber Mousse

Cucumber Mousse




  • 1 envelope plain gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled, seeded and finely chopped cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water and let stand to soften; dissolve over heat.
  2. Add onion, lemon juice and salt; cool.
  3. Combine mixture with mayonnaise and blend well.
  4. Drain cucumber and add to mayonnaise mixture.
  5. Fold in parsley and whipped cream.
  6. Lightly oil a 1 quart mold and fill with cucumber mixture. Chill until firm Serve on crisp salad greens.
  7. Special Diets:
  8. Reduced Sodium: Omit salt. 19 mg sodium per serving.
  9. Reduced Cholesterol/Reduced Calorie: Use diet mayonnaise. Omit cream; freeze 1/2 cup evaporated milk until ice crystals form, then whip and use in place of whipped cream. 8 mg cholesterol per serving. 104 calories per serving.
  10. Diabetic exchange ( for reduced cholesterol/reduced calorie recipe): 1/2 vegetable exchange and 4 fat exchanges per serving.
* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.