Easy Frog Eye Salad
Easy Frog Eye Salad Recipe with pineapple, coconut, mandarins, and marshmallows to make for a party or a potluck dinner - just like mom made.
Servings: 12 servings
- 1 egg beaten
- 1/2 cup mandarin juice drained from canned mandarins
- 1/2 cup pineapple juice drained from canned pineapples
- 3/4 cup coconut milk
- 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 16 oz acini di pepe pasta
- 11 oz mandarin oranges drained
- 20 oz pineapple tidbits drained
- 20 oz crushed pineapple drained
- 8 oz whipped cream
- 4 cups mini marshmallows
- 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
Start by draining all the cans of mandarins saving ½ cup of mandarin juice.
Strain the pineapples to get ½ cup of pineapple juice from the canned pineapples.
Mixed the saved drained juice with ¾ cups of coconut milk.
In a saucepan, the coconut milk and pineapple/mandarin juice with 1 cup white sugar, 2 tbsp flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, lightly whisked eggs.
Whisk everything together before you turn the heat on.Whisk over medium heat until the mixture is reduced by half. Take mixture off the heat and add 1 tbsp of lime or lemon juice.Let mix cool to room temperature.While it cools, start cooking the pasta. Bring water to a boil.Add one tsp salt, one tsp Olive Oil and all the pasta.Cook al dente according to the bag instructions. Take pasta off the stove and add in 2 cups ice to cool the pasta.Drain the pasta in a fine mesh or tiny hole strainer.
Once everything is cooled, in a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked al dente pasta, first juice mixture, drained mandarin oranges, drained pineapple tidbits, drained crushed pineapple and an entire tub of whipped topping.
Mix extremely well and refrigerate overnight.Right before serving, add 1 cup mini marshmallows and 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut.
Toss and serve with a large spoon.
If you are feeling fancy, serve in small cups with spoons.
Serving: 1Cup | Sodium: 124mg | Calcium: 52mg | Vitamin C: 17mg | Vitamin A: 373IU | Sugar: 47g | Fiber: 4g | Potassium: 279mg | Cholesterol: 28mg | Calories: 474kcal | Saturated Fat: 10g | Fat: 15g | Protein: 8g | Carbohydrates: 83g | Iron: 2mg