frog eye salad

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Diana Hohman
from The Villages, FL

I had this salad while visiting family in North Dakota. My Florida friends had never had it nor had I! Great take on a pasta salad!

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For frog eye salad

  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 3/4 c
    unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2
    eggs,beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3 qt
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 pkg
    16 ounce acini di pepe pasta
  • 3 can
    (11 oz )mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 can
    20 oz pineappple tidbits,drain
  • 1 can
    20 oz crushed pinapple,drain
  • 1 pkg
    8 oz frozen whipped top, thaw
  • 1 c
    miniature marshmallows
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
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How To Make frog eye salad

  • 1
    In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, 1/2 tsp salt ,pineapple juice and eggs. Stir and cook over medium heat until thickened. Remove from heat, add lemon juice and cool to room temperature.
  • 2
    Bring water to boil, add oil, remaining salt and cook pasta al dente. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine the pasta, egg mixture, mandarin oranges, pineapple and whipped topping. Mix well and refrigerate overnight or until chilled. Before serving add marshmallows and coconut. Toss and serve.

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