Asparagus Salad Recipe -
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Asparagus Salad

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"My Grandmother has made this quite a few times and always gets raves. It is so yummy, especially on a hot summer day."

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    1 hr


  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, white vinegar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir until dissolved.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the salt, gelatin and 1/2 cup water. Add to saucepan, stir and cool.
  3. Once mixture is cool, add lemon juice, onion, celery, pecans, pimentos and asparagus. Mix well and place into favorite mold. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Aug 27, 2003

I used the juice of the asparagus in place of some of the water instead of discarding it. This is a lite, delicious recipe. It's not just for summer, but makes a tasty and pretty holiday side dish.

Nov 29, 2004

Man this is sooooooooo delish! I thought it sounded nasty and was quite surprised at how good it was!


5 Ratings

Jun 03, 2005

chunky vegetable jello? I made it out of curiosity, the taste wans't bad ... the texture I couldn't get past.

Sep 03, 2008

My family has never let me live this one down. To say the least, asparagus salad left quite an impression on all of them. It has become the standard by which all new recipes are compared. I like to try things that sound different, but this just was not for us. Sorry.

Feb 05, 2006

I really didn't like this recipe. It was very easy to make but just wasn't the taste that I was looking for.


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  • Calories
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 528 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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