DEE-LIGHT-FUL FRUIT SALAD

Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS SALAD SAYS YUMMY...MY MOM MADE A FRUIT SALAD SOMETHING LIKE THIS, USING ACINI DI PEPE PASTA. I WOULD BEG HER TO MAKE IT. I FOUND THIS RECIPE IN TASTE OF HOME MAGAZINE.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 3/4 c
reserved pineapple juice
2
eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 pkg
16 oz acini di pepe pasta
3 can(s)
11 oz each mandarin oranges, drained
2 can(s)
20oz each pineapple chunks, drained
1 can(s)
20oz crushed pineapple, drained
1 c
miniature marshmallows
1 c
coconut
12 oz
container of cool whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small sauce pan, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Gradually stir in pineapple juice. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into eggs; return all to the pan; stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. remove from the heat. Gently stir in lemon juice.
2
Transfer to a bowl. Cool to room temperature without stirring. Cover surface of dressing with waxed paper; refrigerate until cooled.
3
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a very large bowl; stir in the oranges, pineapple, marshmallows, coconut and dressing. Fold in cool whip. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy