Glorified Pasta Salad Recipe

Step 1

Prepare acini de pepe according to package directions; drain. In small, heavy saucepan, beat eggs with wire whisk until foamy. Stir in reserved pineapple liquid, lemon juice, sugar, butter and salt. Cook over low heat until mixture thickens and coats a metal spoon, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes. Cool to room temperature. In large bowl, combine acini de pepe, pineapple, oranges, grapes and marshmallows; mix well. Fold in egg mixture, then whipped cream. Cover; chill thoroughly. Stir gently before serving. Garnish with cherries. Refrigerate leftovers.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 Egg
  • 1cn (20-oz) crushed pineapple drained reserving 2 Tb liquid
  • 3tb Lemon juice from concentrate
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 1tb Butter/margarine
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 1cn (11-oz) mandarin oranges drained and halved
  • 1cn (8-oz) seedless grapes drained and halved
  • 2c Miniature marshmallows
  • 2 1/2c Whipping cream whipped
  • 1/4c Finely chopped maraschino cherries
  • 1c Acini di pepe/rosmarina/rings uncooked

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