Acini Di Pepe Recipe

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Acini di Pepe

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By
@rosecuriouscooks

This recipe was prepared by Peggy Mintus for the Tea Party celebration of the Curious Cuisiners November 2015 meeting.
Peggy notes "This is not tapioca!"

Recipe is from a good Italian friend.


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Serves:

12-14

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 can(s)
(16oz) mandarin oranges, drained
1/2 lb
acini noodles=1-1/4 cups
1/2 c
salad oil
1 can(s)
(16oz) chunk pineapple (save juice)
1 can(s)
(16oz) crushed pineapple (save juice)
1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 oz
(13) container of cool whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the pasta until firm, not mushy. Drain, place in a bowl. Add oil.
2
Put 1-3/4 cup pineapple juice in a saucepan. Add the sugar, flour, salt and beaten eggs. Cook until thickened.
3
Add the lemon juice and cook a bit more. Add this mixture to the pasta, stir in the mandarin oranges, pineapple and cool whip.
4
Cover and refrigerate for a few hours before serving. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Appetizers, Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom