Recipe by Linda Sims
"This is a light and cool summer salad made with pasta and frozen whipped topping."
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1 (16 ounce) package
uncooked orzo pasta
2 (20 ounce) cans
crushed pineapple, drained with juice reserved
mandarin orange segments, drained and chopped
1 (10 ounce) jar
maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
1 (12 ounce) container
frozen whipped topping, thawed
I have looked for this recipe for years and was so glad to have finally found it. A relative of mine made this years ago and I asked for the recipe, but never received it. I used one can of fruit cocktail and chopped up two bananas and an orange and threw it in there. It was delicious! Thanks for giving me a new dish for this Easter that I will use many times over!
I found this to be very mediocre. I do not like pasta and fruit combined. It serves more like 58 than 8. Way too much salad, half my guests didn't eat theirs.
I've been making this for years, and never knew it had a name! This is an unusual salad, but is very well received. It's cool and refreshingly sweet, but not sugar-ey. Good w/grilled chicken.
I've tried this before, but it was called "Rosamarina Salad." It's a nice, light treat, however, I will add a little more sugar next batch I make. Not sweet enough for my taste, even with the addition of the whipped topping. Also, I might consider chopped pineapple instead of crushed next time as well.
This salad is great! It makes a lot though, so you might want to cut it in half. Thanks for the recipe.
I love this recipe, however I have made this in the past and I use Acini De Pepe pasta and the kids go wild! We have called it Frog egg Salad in the past!
Delicious! This makes a lot of salad. I halved the recipe and it filled a 2 quart bowl. Thanks Linda for the great recipe!
This is also known as ambrosa salad and this recipe is DELICIOUS!! I made it for a bridal shower and so many people commented that it was the best ambrosia salad they've ever had!!! This salad does feed a lot more than the number of servings listed though--we doubled it because we were having 20+ people and it was way too much--but luckily it was so good that people took containers home!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/7 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 7
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 133
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