Aunt Mabel's Molded Avocado Salad with Toasted Pecans Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 (6 ounce) package lime flavored Jell-O® mix
<br>- 1 3/4 cups boiling water
<br>- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
<br>- 1/2 cup chopped celery
<br>- 1 1/2 avocados, peeled and mashed
<br>- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 teaspoon onion juice (optional)
<br>- 6 butter lettuce leaves, rinsed
<br>- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
<br>- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar, or to taste
<br>- 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or to taste
<br>- 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a medium bowl, dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water. In another bowl, mix together cream cheese, celery, avocado, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, and salt. Mix in onion juice, if using. Gradually stir in the gelatin mixture. Pour into an 11x7 inch glass baking dish, and refrigerate until set.
<br>step 2: Cut the gelatin salad into squares, and serve each square on top of a leaf of butter lettuce. Make the salad dressing by mixing the 1/2 cup mayonnaise with confectioners' sugar and lemon juice to taste. Drizzle dressing over squares, and garnish with toasted pecans.
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Ingredients
- 1 (6 ounce) package lime flavored Jell-O® mix
- 1 3/4 cups boiling water
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1 1/2 avocados, peeled and mashed
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon onion juice (optional)
- 6 butter lettuce leaves, rinsed
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar, or to taste
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or to taste
- 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted

Directions
step 1: In a medium bowl, dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water. In another bowl, mix together cream cheese, celery, avocado, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, and salt. Mix in onion juice, if using. Gradually stir in the gelatin mixture. Pour into an 11x7 inch glass baking dish, and refrigerate until set.
step 2: Cut the gelatin salad into squares, and serve each square on top of a leaf of butter lettuce. Make the salad dressing by mixing the 1/2 cup mayonnaise with confectioners' sugar and lemon juice to taste. Drizzle dressing over squares, and garnish with toasted pecans.

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