Orzo Fruit Salad

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by jbrock609

This is a great fruit salad for a get toghether

Top Review by San Marcos Sunshine

Perfect! A "Frog Eye" salad with no added sugar and no cooking other than the pasta. I often make the traditional recipe for large groups and find it's a kid pleaser that adults love. I subbed acini di pepe for the orzo -- couldn't find cheesecake pudding so had to sub french vanilla. Recipe adapts well to other canned, fresh or frozen fruits (especially grapes) but stick to the crushed pineapple and mandarin oranges. I also find 1/2 tub of Cool Whip is ample. Recipe makes a huge amount, but it will hold a day in the fridge, so don't try to reduce it. (I add the marshmallows & coconut at serving time so they don't get mushy.) Great time saver recipe every bit as good as the "classic". Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pudding mix, sour cream and pineapple. Stir in pudding mixture. Stir in the oranges, marshmallows, peaches, cherries and orzo. Fold in whipped topping. Sprinkle with coconut. cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled.

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