Fluffy Fruit and Pasta Salad
A unique medley of ingredients that is surprisingly good! This fluffy and flavorful fruit salad makes a fine accompaniment for a special meal.
1 cup powdered sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 pound spaghetti pasta, broken into 2-inch pieces
1 (20-ounce) can pineapple tidbits
3 tart apples, peeled and diced
1 (8-ounce) carton non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Maraschino cherries, halved
- In a saucepan, combine sugar, eggs, lemon juice and salt; cook and stir over medium heat until mixture has thickened, about 4 minutes. Cool completely.
- Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain and rinse under cold water. Place in a large bowl.
- 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. Fold in whipped topping just before serving. Garnish with walnuts and cherries.
Makes 12 servings.