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Frog Eye Salad

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"An acini di pepe (or couscous) pasta salad with coconut, pineapple, Mandarin oranges, and marshmallows."
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Ingredients

14 h 5 m servings 581 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

Directions

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  1. In a sauce pan, combine sugar, flour, 1/2 teaspoon 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 a boil, add oil, remaining salt and cook pasta until 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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 581 calories; 11 g fat; 114.1 g carbohydrates; 8.6 g protein; 37 mg cholesterol; 648 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I've made Frog Eye Salad for 20 years and I always get requests for this recipe. It's always fun to see someone else's version. I would not put coconut in anything, but that's me. Might I mak...

Most helpful critical review

Maybe I did something wrong, but this was absolutely awful.

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I've made Frog Eye Salad for 20 years and I always get requests for this recipe. It's always fun to see someone else's version. I would not put coconut in anything, but that's me. Might I mak...

I LOVE this salad. Though, to make it easier I took out the first 7 ingredients and skipped the first step, and just made vanilla instant pudding. A lot easier.

This is a wonderful recipe. However it is very addictive. Children like it as long as you use a different name and omit the coconut. The only change I make is, I boil the pasta in pineapple juic...

I've always considered Cool Whip disgusting and never used it in anything and always avoid it but since my husband loves it, I made this for him and to my surprise, I actually love it and find m...

I have made this recipe numerous times (minus the coconut). I use a 12oz. carton of "lite" whipped topping, and also use the drained juice from the pineapple to avoid having to buy it. This rec...

This recipe has all the pieces of being a great summer fruit salad... I marinated the pasta in the cooked mixture overnight because I made part of a day in advance, so the pasta swelled even mor...

Watch out this makes a large amount. I think it serves about 20 or more. My husband and I have five children so I usually cook large amounts or double most recipes, but this recipe lasted for ...

This is one of my favorite salads. The only negative thing I can say is that I can't stop eating it and I make myself sick on it!

Maybe I did something wrong, but this was absolutely awful.