Frog Eye Salad

1
Linda Stevens

By
@bittygirl51

I think of my granddaughters, Skyler & Rain when I make this recipe, since it came from their mama, Jamie. It's my favorite "fruit" salad -- preferred over any other because it has pineapple in it.

This is a great one for church potlucks and large family gatherings. Often requested!

It may be a little bit more "labor intensive" than some fruit salads, but it is well worth it.

At first glance most folks think it is either some type of "cottage cheese" salad or a "glorified rice" type dish. As you can see from ingredients, it is neither!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
3 large
egg yolks, beaten
2 Tbsp
flour
1 large
can crushed pineapple
1 large
can pineapple tidbits
2 small
cans mandarin oranges
1 large
cool whip
8 oz
mini-marshmallows
16 oz
acini di pepe (pasta)

How to Make Frog Eye Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1The NIGHT BEFORE:
    Begin by straining juice off of fruit into large saucepan on stove top. Reserve fruit in refrigerator overnight.
  • 2Cook your pasta on stove top according to pkg. direction. (This pasta is difficult to find, but shape and size is important, so when you find it, buy extra. I buy Private Selection brand.)

    Once cooked, rinse with cold water.
  • 3Combine the sugar, egg yolks, flour and salt in saucepan on stove top with the fruit juice. Cook and whisk until thickened.
  • 4In very large stir & mix tupperware bowl, combine the cooled cooked pasta with the fruity sauce. Stir until thoroughly combined.
  • 5Cover pasta mixture and refrigerate overnight.
  • 6In THE MORNING:
    Mix the pineapple, oranges and mini-marshmallows into juice and pasta mixture. Fold in the cool whip and serve.

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