Frog Eye Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 3/4 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
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  • 1 pkg. acini-de-pepe
  • 3 qts. water
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

Directions:

Combine sugar, flour, salt, pineapple juice and eggs in saucepan. Cook over moderate heat until thick, stirring constantly. Add lemon juice. Let cool. Cook pasta in water and oil according to package directions. Drain; let cool. Combine sauce and pasta in large bowl; mix well. Place in airtight container. Refrigerate overnight. 8 servings

By Robin from Washington, IA

July 28, 20100 found this helpful

This is a really old recipe, and I can remember the first time I heard the name of it. I didn't think I was going to like it at all, but I love it. Don't be fooled by the name. It's really delicious.

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Cook Acini Di Pepe: Bring 6 cups water to a rapid boil in 3 quart saucepan. Add 2 teaspoons salt. Slowly add 1 cup Acini Di Pepe. Return to rapid boil, stirring to separate. Boil only 2 minutes. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand 6 to 8 minutes. Drain immediately and rinse with cold water to chill.

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2/3 cup pineapple juice (from canned pineapple, shown below)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

In small saucepan, mix sugar, flour and salt; stir in pineapple juice and egg. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly until thickened (or cook in microwave). Add lemon juice, set aside and cool.

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Combine cooked, cooled mixture with cooled Acini Di Pepe. Cover, place in refrigerator until chilled. Add the following:

  • 2 cans (11 oz. each) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 carton (8 oz.) dairy whipped topping
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows

Stir lightly. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.

Serves 8-10.

By Harlean from Arkansas from Hot Springs, Arkansas

Answers:

Frog Eye Salad

What is acini de pepe? Is it in a package or that you can only buy in certain States. What are the ingredients? and maybe I can duplicate it here in Canada. Thank you (12/29/2004)

By Julie

Frog Eye Salad

Visit these sites to find acini de pepe (small ball pasta-similar to orzo, but smaller)

http://gourmetsleuth.com/equivalents_substitutions.asp?index=Aandtid=1829


http://www.hormel.com/kitchen/glossary.asp?id=35209andcatitemid= (01/22/2005)

By Deborah

Frog Eye Salad

"What is Acini De Pepe?"

Editor's Note: It is a tiny little pasta. Here's a picture:

http://costapasta.com/pastalargeview/aninidip.html (12/12/2006)

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 3/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 tsp. cooking oil
  • 1 pkg. Acini de Pepe
  • 1 can mandarin oranges (drained)
  • 2 cans pineapple chunks (drained)
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 1 carton non-dairy whipped topping
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

Directions:

Combine sugar, flour and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Gradually stir in pineapple juice and eggs. Cook over moderate heat, stirring until thickened. Add lemon juice. Cool to room temperature. Bring water, 2 teaspoons salt and oil to a boil. Add Acini de Pepe. Mix lightly, but thoroughly. Refrigerate overnight in tight container. Add remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly. Refrigerate in airtight container. Will keep a week and can be frozen; however texture may be altered.


By Robin

Answers:

Frog Eye Salad

What is ancini de pepe? Is it in a package or that you can only buy in certain States. What are the ingredients? and maybe I can duplicate it here in Canada. Thank you (12/29/2004)

By Julie

Frog Eye Salad

visit these sites to find ancini de pepe (small ball pasta-similar to orzr, but smaller)

http://gourmetsleuth.com/equivalents_substitutions.asp?index=A&tid=1829

http://www.hormel.com/kitchen/glossary.asp?id=35209&catitemid= (01/22/2005)

By Deborah

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