Salads

Rosa Marina Fruit Salad

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I learned how to make this yummy and filling fruit and macaroni salad when I was just a newlywed. Whenever I make it people ask for the recipe. It is fruity and whip creamy and has rice shaped little macaroni bits with a custard and whipped cream sauce to sweeten it up. Top it with Maraschino cherries and it is not only beautiful to serve, but you'll get lots of compliments when your guests try it!

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Ingredients:
1 box (1 pound box or bag) Rosa Marina pasta, OR orzo pasta
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits
1 jar (8 ounces) maraschino cherries
2 cans (11 ounces) mandarin oranges
3 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 container (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
I start by making the custard. You use the juice from the pineapple and the Mandarin oranges and mix it with the eggs, the flour, sugar and lemon juice in a saucepan on medium heat. Do not use the juice of...
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Nutritions

Calories
657

Sodium
496mg
20% DV

Fat
44g
68% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV