Jellied Cucumber Salad
1 large fresh cucumber
1 tbsp granulated gelatin
1 tbsp mild vinegar
1/4 tsp salt
a few grains paprika
1/2 green pepper, minced
1/2 cp finely chopped celery
1/2 small onion, minced
1 - Wash and grate the cucumber; and add enough water to make 1 3/4 cps.
2 - Soak the gelatin in 2 tbsp cold water; and melt over steam.
3 - Gradually add the cucumber and stir until the gelatin is blended in.
4 - Add the remaining ingredients in the order given with the exception of lettuce and mayonnaise.
5 - Transfer to a small square shallow pan rinsed with cold water.
6 - Chill in the refrigerator until firm. Cut in squares; and arrange inn individual nests of lettuce.
7 - Garnish with mayonnaise.