Yankee Salad

Yankee Salad


"This is a light and cool summer salad made with pasta and frozen whipped topping."


14 h servings 661 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 661 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 124.7g
  • 40%
  • Protein:
  • 12.2 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 205 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. In a sauce pan, combine the sugar, eggs, flour, salt, pineapple juice and cook over medium heat until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and cool.
  3. Toss together the pasta and cooked pineapple juice mixture. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Break up chilled pasta with a spoon and mix in pineapple, mandarin oranges and cherries. Fold in thawed whipped topping, chill and serve.
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  1. 38 Ratings


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 frui...

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 ...

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...

Everyone that tried this recipe loved it--if they can get over eating pasta with a fruit salad!

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.