Can you really go wrong with some good ole' Frog Eye Salad? I think not. This recipe isn't anything out of the ordinary, but I had to post it because it is getting so warm and this is a perfect summer side.
Frog Eye Salad
From: Mom Solter..aka Ruth
1 cup sugar
1 Tbs. flour
2 1/2 tsp. salt
1 3/4 cup reserved pineapple juice
2 eggs, beaten
1 Tbs. lemon juice
8 oz. Acini di Pepe (1/2 box)
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1 (20 oz.) can pineapple tidbits, juice reserved
1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple, juice reserved
1 lg. carton cool whip
1-2 cups mini marshmallows
3 lg. apples, diced
1 small jar maraschino cherries, halved
1-2 cans mandarin oranges
Mix the first five ingredients and cook over low heat until thick. Add the lemon juice and cool.
Boil 3 quarts of water. Add Acini di pepe and 1 tsp. oil. Cook 9 minutes or just until tender. Drain and rinse in cold water. Mix with the 1st mixture and let stand at least 8 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.
Remove pasta mixture from the refrigerator and fold in fruit, cool whip and marshmallows. Chill and serve.