DEE-LIGHT-FUL FRUIT SALAD

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make DEE-LIGHT-FUL FRUIT SALAD

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.

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About DEE-LIGHT-FUL FRUIT SALAD

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



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