Gelatinous loaf of chicken soup


  • 1 envelope unflavored powdered gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) condensed chicken gumbo soup
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pimentos, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne


  1. Lightly grease an 8×4-inch loaf pan or other mold. Set aside.
  2. Add cold water to a medium bowl and sprinkle gelatin over the top to soften. Add boiling water and stir until dissolved.
  3. Add soup, mayonnaise, celery, green pepper, pimentos, lemon juice, salt and cayenne and mix well. Pour into prepared loaf pan or mold.
  4. Chill until set, at least 3 hours. “Serve with ripe olives, slices of hard cooked eggs and asparagus spears.” Enjoy!