Frog Eye Salad

Frog Eye Salad

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"An An acini di pepe (or couscous) pasta salad with coconut, pineapple, Mandarin oranges, and marshmallows."

Ingredients

14 h 5 m servings 581 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 581 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 114.1g
  • 37%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 648 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a sauce pan, combine sugar, flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pineapple juice and eggs. Stir and cook over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat; add lemon juice and cool to room temperature.
  2. Bring water to a boil, add oil, remaining salt and cook pasta until al dente. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, egg mixture, mandarin oranges, pineapple and whipped topping. Mix well and refrigerate overnight or until chilled. Before serving add marshmallows and coconut. Toss and serve.
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I've made Frog Eye Salad for 20 years and I always get requests for this recipe. It's always fun to see someone else's version. I would not put coconut in anything, but that's me. Might I mak...

I LOVE this salad. Though, to make it easier I took out the first 7 ingredients and skipped the first step, and just made vanilla instant pudding. A lot easier.

This is a wonderful recipe. However it is very addictive. Children like it as long as you use a different name and omit the coconut. The only change I make is, I boil the pasta in pineapple juic...

I've always considered Cool Whip disgusting and never used it in anything and always avoid it but since my husband loves it, I made this for him and to my surprise, I actually love it and find m...

I have made this recipe numerous times (minus the coconut). I use a 12oz. carton of "lite" whipped topping, and also use the drained juice from the pineapple to avoid having to buy it. This rec...

This recipe has all the pieces of being a great summer fruit salad... I marinated the pasta in the cooked mixture overnight because I made part of a day in advance, so the pasta swelled even mor...

Watch out this makes a large amount. I think it serves about 20 or more. My husband and I have five children so I usually cook large amounts or double most recipes, but this recipe lasted for ...

This is one of my favorite salads. The only negative thing I can say is that I can't stop eating it and I make myself sick on it!

Excellent dessert. I added cherries to the top and served twenty people.