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Spaghetti Fruit Salad Recipe
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Spaghetti Fruit Salad Recipe

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My great-aunt gave me the recipe for this rich, fruity salad, which goes especially well with a ham dinner. Before I even tasted it, I knew it would be good. I've never walked away from her kitchen disappointed. —Carolyn Shepherd, O'Neill, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits
  • 3 medium tart apples, diced
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Maraschino cherries, halved

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 203 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 95 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, eggs, lemon juice and salt; cook and stir over medium heat until temperature reaches 160° and mixture is thickened, about 4 minutes. Cool completely.
  2. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Pour juice over the spaghetti; stir in apples. Toss gently; drain. Stir in the egg mixture and pineapple. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Fold in whipped topping just before serving. Garnish with walnuts and cherries. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Spaghetti Fruit Salad in Taste of Home June/July 1997, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 203 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 95 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

VERY GOOD! LOVE IT!

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2010

very good. have made several times

goes over well at potlucks

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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2009

This is a wonderful recipe! I always make it different though, without the spaghetti. I use additional fruit, instead. And I don't make it the night before. It turns out perfect every time.

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Reviewed Mar. 6, 2009

I have made this twice everyone loved it. The second time I added a can of oranges. Its easy to make and I like that it is made the night before.

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