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Frog Eye Salad

The name may be unusual, but this frog eye salad is absolutely delicious.

Updated July 09, 2020
Frog Eye Salad
Frog Eye Salad
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Frog Eye Salad is a classic dish you've likely seen at a potluck. With marshmallows, mandarin oranges, and pasta, this dessert salad is truly unique. You might be asking yourself, "Why put pasta in a dessert salad?" We don't blame you. It's a strange addition that just happens to work! If you like the taste of tapioca, this is a recipe you should definitely try, If you want to make this dessert salad recipe a little more festive, you can always use a bag of colored marshmallows instead of the plain white bag. 

Preparation Time20 min

Chilling Time40 min


  • 1 1/4 cup Acini Di Pepe pasta (small round pasta; can be found in the pasta aisle)
  • 2 (11-ounce) cans mandarin oranges
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple tidbits
  • 1 (4-serving) box vanilla pudding
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 3 cups marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

  2. Drain cans of fruit. In a large bowl, combine pudding with milk. Whisk until combined. Place in the freezer or fridge to firm up pudding (about 5-10 minutes).

  3. Once pudding is firm, fold in whipped topping. Add cooked pasta, fruit, marshmallows, and coconut. Fold gently. Refrigerate for 30 minutes and serve cold. 

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I'll admit, the unusual name of this recipe intrigued me. And I was not disappointed!

This recipe puts me in the mind of Ambrosia salad. I can admit that I have never heard of Marshmallow salad. The recipe sounds easy enough and it is probably one of those dishes that you never expected that it would taste good with the ingredients. I will save and perhaps make it one day.

Pasta with canned fruit?! Is this sounding like Ambroisia's second cousin to ya'll. I love my fruit and marshmallow but I don't know about the additon of pasta. Sounds like something my husband would eat though.

Hmmm...With the exception of the pasta, pudding, milk and whipped cream, this looks so similar to a marshmallow salad I make every year for the holidays and it's always a huge hit. (except I use sour cream and it has to sit in the fridge overnight) It's definitely a different concept and now that my curiosity has gotten the best of me I'll have to give this a try for sure and may have to change my recipe for the holidays.

My family always makes marshmallow salad for family get-togethers. But it's always the same one! For our next gathering, I'll bring this one along to switch things up. I'm sure it will be a hit!


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