Fruity and Frosty Acini di Pepe Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Fruity and Frosty Acini di Pepe

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"This unusual Italian dessert salad uses acini di pepe-27 pasta, which are small and go well with the completed dish."

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package directions; drain and reserve.
  2. In a small saucepan, beat eggs with a wire whisk until foamy. Stir in reserved pineapple juice, lemon juice, sugar, butter and salt.
  3. Cook mixture over low heat until thickened and coats the spoon; stir constantly for 2 minutes and cool to room temperature.
  4. In a large bowl, combine pasta, pineapple, oranges, grapes and marshmallows; mix well. Fold in egg mixture and whipped cream; cover and chill.
  5. When chilled, stir mixture and garnish with cherries; serve.
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Nov 07, 2007

HUGE hit with the family! Has become one of our favorites! We love fruit salad and what we like most about this one, is it's not so sticky sweet as some of them can be. Instead of heavy whipping cream whipped, I just add cool whip (saves some time!). Wonderful recipe!!! Thank yoU!!!

 
Jun 28, 2008

I think this needs flour to thicken as similar recipes have included.

 

6 Ratings

Oct 06, 2006

Very tastey. Made this for a family barbecue and it was enjoyed by all.

 
Jul 11, 2005

you deserve more than one star buddy. very good recipe.

 
Apr 19, 2005

this is quite nice, I tried it yesterday!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 13.7 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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