Shrimp Mold with Cucumber Sauce

Dorothy Mynard, a friend of my mother

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 can tomato soup
2 Tbsp gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup celery, diced
1 cup onion, diced
10 oz shrimp, peeled, deveined, cooked and chopped

Dressing

1 large cucumber, diced
1 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp chili sauce

  1. Heat cream cheese with tomato soup in a double boiler until smooth.
  2. Dissolve gelatin in cold water.  Add to soup mixture. Cool.
  3. Fold in mayonnaise, celery, onion & shrimp.
  4. Pour into mold and refrigerate until set.
  5. Make dressing: mix all ingredients until well combined.
  6. Serve portions of shrimp mold with dressing ladled over the top.
  • This is a fairly simple, but elegant dish for brunch on a warm day.