Orange Tapioca Salad Recipe
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Orange Tapioca Salad Recipe

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Fresh, fruity flavor makes this pretty salad popular with all ages. Our whole family really digs into its fluffy goodness. I can put it together in the morning or even the night before and pop it in the fridge until suppertime. —Denise Nebel, Wayland, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) orange gelatin
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 package (3 ounces) tapioca pudding mix
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 146 calories, 3 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Whisk in gelatin and pudding mixes. Return to a boil, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and cool completely. Fold in oranges, pineapple and whipped topping. Spoon into a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Orange Tapioca Salad in Taste of Home June/July 1997, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 146 calories, 3 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Orange Tapioca Salad

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Reviewed Aug. 27, 2014

"Wonderful! Couldn't find the tapioca so I substituted Instant Coconut Pudding. It gave it an extra tropical boost!"

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Reviewed Jun. 20, 2013

"Love this recipe!! Have made it for many years. So delicious just as written! Made it at the beach this week . . . added more oranges & it was great! Had to give out recipe!"

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Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"This is a Thanksgiving favorite in my family. However, I haven't been able to find tapioca pudding mix in years. I use 3 Tbsp tapioca and 1/3 cup sugar. I'm wondering if there are other suggestions?"

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Reviewed Sep. 10, 2011

"This is a favorite at our house."

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

"took this to a church potluck.hardly any was eaten...ended up htrowing the restout. i personally thought it was pretty gooddon't know why it wasn't well received"

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