Avocado and Tuna Mould

This mould is brilliant for a relaxed evening with family and friends and saves having to do a seated starter.  Serve with melba toast or crackers and if memory serves, I originally got this recipe from a chef friend so that’s a guarantee it will be a hit.

Avocado and Tuna Mould

Ingredients

Avocado

15ml gelatine
60ml hot water
1 avocado mashed
150ml mayonnaise
15ml onion finely chopped
Lemon juice to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
150ml cream lightly whipped

Tuna

15ml gelatine
60ml hot water
1 tin tuna (oil or brine drained)
100ml mayonnaise
15ml tomato sauce
Lemon juice to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
100ml cream lightly whipped

Method

Avocado

  1. Dissolve the gelatine in the hot water.
  2. Place the avocado, mayonnaise, onion and lemon juice in a bowl.
  3. Stir the gelatine into the avocado mixture.
  4. Fold in the cream.
  5. Pour into a ring mould and refrigerate.

 

Tuna

  1. Dissolve the gelatine in the hot water.
  2. Place the tuna, mayonnaise, tomato sauce and lemon juice in a bowl.
  3. Stir the gelatine into the tuna mixture.
  4. Fold in the cream.
  5. Pour over the avocado mixture and refrigerate.

De-mould and serve.

Submitted by:  Mandy Frielinghaus, Mauritius