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Frog Eyed Salad

Rated as 4.66 out of 5 Stars

"If you want your kids to eat fruits and pasta get them to help with this. My aunt made this for my oldest son."
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Ingredients

9 h servings 447
Original recipe yields 15 servings (15 cups)

Directions

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  1. In large saucepan over low heat, combine sugar, egg yolks, flour, pineapple juice and lemon juice. Stir and cook until thickened. Remove from heat.
  2. While sauce is cooking, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. In large bowl, combine cooked mixture with pasta and toss to coat thoroughly. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Toss pasta with pineapple, mandarin oranges, maraschino cherries, marshmallows and whipped topping. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 447 calories; 7.2 90 5.5 41 50 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I had made this in the past but lost the recipe. This is a great dessert but be warned that this recipe makes A LOT! I followed it exactly just used the colored marshmallows for Easter. Next ...

Most helpful critical review

How is this perfect for kids or anyone? As a treat, yes... but to pretend it's healthy is crazy. There is no fresh fruit, it's all syrup based canned. Then add sugar and fake whipped cream and...

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How is this perfect for kids or anyone? As a treat, yes... but to pretend it's healthy is crazy. There is no fresh fruit, it's all syrup based canned. Then add sugar and fake whipped cream and...

I had made this in the past but lost the recipe. This is a great dessert but be warned that this recipe makes A LOT! I followed it exactly just used the colored marshmallows for Easter. Next ...

I used this recipe the first time I ever made frog-eyed salad. It was a hit at the bbq we went to. The next time we were invited back they requested that we bring this salad. It may have even...

Well to make it a bit more 'fresh' as a reader suggested, I myself dont like the canned fruit, so I used fresh fruit that was in season and did my own whip cream. To make it thick and to stick I...

This is my favorite salad! It is so yummy; definitely a comfort food around our house. I've tried many different recipes and this one is my fav. I just wish there were a way to take out the eggs...

I'm so glad I found this recipe. My aunt used to make it and I loved it. It's a wonderful way to get in some Vitamin C, and a pretty healthy/low-fat desert. I used splenda instead of sugar and a...

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I was so glad to find this recipe, we always make frog eye salad for big holiday meals. Before, I always used the recipe on the back of a certain pasta, but my grocer discontinued carrying that...

I loved this recipe! I wasn't introduced to this salad until a few years back but I never attempted to make it myself. A few weeks ago I did and it turned out great. The only thing I did diff...