Recipe by Inspired by Home Cooks
"Tiny pearls of acini di pepe in a fruity custard, tossed with crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges, whipped topping and mini marshmallows, make a bright, refreshing pasta salad. Maraschino cherries add eye-popping color."
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acini di pepe pasta
1 (20 ounce) can
crushed pineapple, drained with juice reserved
1 (15 ounce) can
mandarin oranges, drained with liquid reserved
1 (8 ounce) container
frozen whipped topping, thawed
SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 (10 ounce) jar
maraschino cherries, drained
This recipe is great!! A lot better then the other I had which was a bit too much sugar, and instead of the heavy cream I used 1 8oz container of coolwhip and the whole jar of cherries plus a few handfuls more of marshmallows. A very good dessert to take for a dish at an outing. A different kind of fruit salad.
My family loves this salad.. especially the kids. Easy to make.. it's a fun dish! We call it Frog Eye Salad.
I had this once at my sister's house and she called it Frog Eye Salad. It was a great way to get the kids eating fruit. It is a little sweet and it yields a lot. Great for potlucks.
Woooow, don't double the recipe! I do not have a bowl big enough to hold the doubled recipe. I should have looked at the serving size. One cup of this salad would be pretty heavy. Made it with real whipped cream, yummy! I added the fruit to the pasta and custard to help keep the mixture from sticking together.
Excellent! Everybody loved it! My husband wants more.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Fruity Acini di Pepe Salad
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 64
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