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Acini Di Pepe (Frog Eye) Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Acini Di Pepe (Frog Eye) Salad, by , is from Generations Cookbook Holland & Weese, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Vickers
Added: Friday, September 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3-4 c. Water
1 tsp.Salt
1 c. Acini di Pepe Pasta
1 21 oz. can Pineapple Tidbits, drain, reserve juice
2 small or 1 large Mandarin Orange
1 c. Sugar
3 tbsp. Flour
3 Eggs, beaten
1 c. Miniature Marshmallows
1/2 container Cool Whip

Directions:
Directions:
Boil Water and add Salt. Add Pasta, cook until done. Drain and rinse. Drain and save Pineapple Juice from fruit. Add Pineapple and Orange to Pasta and chill. To reserved Juice, add Sugar, Flour, and the Eggs. Cook on low-medium until thickened, stirring frequently. Cool. Add to pasta, chill overnight or 5-6 hrs. before adding Miniature Marshmallows and Cool Whip. Mix well. Let set for a couple of hours before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
15 or More
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 Minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is always requested for family gatherings; my granddaughters say they want it served at their weddings. If you can't find this pasta, it looks like tapioca. Perhaps another small pasta would work.

 

 

 

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