Tomato Aspic


A refreshing tomato aspic recipe with the taste of vegetable juice and crisp chopped celery and onion. Lovely served as a side to my Ham Salad for Two, or any other favorite salad. Makes a lovely colorful touch to a summer evening salad plate.

close up view of Tomato Aspic soup with sliced olives in a bowl
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 (.25 ounce) envelope unflavored gelatin

  • ¼ cup boiling water

  • 2 cups vegetable juice (such as V-8®)

  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce, or to taste (Optional)

  • 2 cloves

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • ½ cup chopped celery


  1. Fully dissolve gelatin in boiling water in a mixing bowl.

  2. Combine vegetable juice, Worcestershire sauce, cloves, and bay leaf in a saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove and discard the bay leaf and cloves.

  3. Stir onion and celery into vegetable juice.

  4. Pour vegetable juice mixture over dissolved gelatin; stir gently to blend.

  5. Refrigerate until set completely, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

41 Calories
0g Fat
8g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 41
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 346mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 36mg 178%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 303mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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