Macaroni Salad II


"This was given to me years ago by a coworker. This is a very refreshing salad. Add cherries, if desired."


8 h servings 528 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 528 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 103.8g
  • 33%
  • Protein:
  • 10.5 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 167 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine reserved mandarin juice, reserved pineapple juice, eggs, salt, sugar, flour and lemon juice. Stir well and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and pour over cooked macaroni. Chill overnight in refrigerator.
  3. Stir together juiced macaroni, pineapple, oranges and whipped topping. Serve at once.
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  1. 12 Ratings


Nothing wrong with mixing sweet with pasta. I have made a similiar dish as this using a different kind of pasta. It's not much different than a fruit salad, but it has pasta. It's very delish...

I brought this for an evening gathering of 12 adults and it was great hit. It is hard to find something that pleases women and men equally, but this did the trick.

I've made something like this, but with Acine de Pepe pasta (small round balls) which adds a delightfully different texture. Additionally, we use fruit cocktail and boil the pasta in the juice m...

This was a new and yummy side dish for summer grilling. I will definitely make again, I think it would be a great change of pace to bring to a bbq. I did halve the amount of sugar and it was s...

This was an awsome recipe! The texture of the fruit and the pasta was very pleasing and the taste was quite a lovely fruity flavor. Husband and I both loved it. I will definitely make this ag...

I served this salad at a Memorial Day Potluck yesterday and it got mixed results; I saw some people poke at it in the bowl and then not take any. Those who ate it really liked it. I think that...

Unspeakably awful. We downloaded the recipe and made it as something of a joke, for it sounded awful, but the result was far worse than we expected. Mixing fruit and sweet flavors with pasta m...

One word....AWESOME!!! I made this for the 4th of July and my guest loved it. This is a keeper =)

WONDERFUL! My kids were skeptical at first but ended up loving it. I did use the "frog eyes" instead of regular macaroni. Makes a very large batch...will half it the next time.