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Fruity Pasta Salad

 Fruity Pasta Salad
Pasta salad takes on a whole new taste with fruit, marshmallows and cream. Folks will find it hard to turn down a hearty helping of this old-fashioned salad.
12-14 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 cups heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 6 to 7 cups cooked cooled spiral pasta
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 medium apples, diced
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup halved seedless green grapes
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherries

Directions

  • Drain pineapple, reserving 3 tablespoons juice in a saucepan. Set
  • pineapple aside. To juice, add eggs, lemon juice, sugar, butter and
  • salt; cook and stir over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until
  • thickened. Cool to room temperature. Fold in whipped cream.
  • In a large bowl, combine pasta, oranges, apples, marshmallows, grapes
  • and pineapple. Fold in dressing. Chill. Garnish with cherries.
  • Yield: 12-14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 266 calories,

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Fruity Pasta Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 62 mg cholesterol, 76 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.