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Red, White, and Blue Fruit Pasta Salad - Recipe

Enjoy the sweet cherry flavor of this colorful salad. Made with a variety of fruit, this red, white and blue salad is perfect for Memorial Day or your 4th of July celebration.
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Red, White, and Blue Fruit Pasta Salad Recipe
  • In a saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, salt, pineapple juice and eggs. Stir to mix thoroughly and then cook over medium heat until thickened. Remove from the heat and add the lemon juice.
  • Allow this mixture to cool completely.
  • Cook the Acini de Pepe pasta according to instructions on the package. Rinse with cold water and drain well.
  • Combine the cooled egg mixture with the pasta; stir to mix evenly and then refrigerate overnight or until chilled.
  • Add the pineapple, oranges, cherries and blueberries to the chilled pasta mixture; stir gently to combine.
  • Fold the marshmallows and whipped topping into the salad until evenly mixed.
  • Chill in refrigerator before serving.
Prep Time: 1 hour
Container: Large bowl for mixing
Servings: 10
-1/2 cup sugar
-1 tablespoon flour
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-7/8 cup pineapple juice (drained from pineapple tidbits)
-1 egg, beaten
-1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
-8 ounces Acini de Pepe pasta
-1 can pineapple tidbits (20 oz.)
-1 can mandarin oranges ( 16 oz.)
-2 jars Maraschino cherries (cut 1 jar of cherries in half, leave other jar whole)
-1 package bluberries (1 pint)
-2 cups minature marshmallows
-8 ounces whipped topping