Rizzo Salad (creamy fruit salad w/orzo)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This salad is cool and refreshing; very easy to make. Similar to an ambrosia salad but the orzo gives it a different twist. Serve this at your next shower, picnic, potluck, summer BBQ, Easter dinner, etc. Prepare the night before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and drain orzo noodles.
  2. In a saucepan combine eggs, sugar, salt, cornstarch while gradually adding in reserved juice and stir to mix.
  3. Bring to a boil and stir, until mixture is a little thick.
  4. Set aside to cool.
  5. In a large serving bowl, combine orzo, orange, pineapple and juice mixture; mix with Cool Whip.
  6. Refrigerate until serving.


Most Helpful

Big hit at our latest family party. Everyone loved it. I made it the day before as suggested. Easy and delicious!

Chef Beverooni April 10, 2008

I needed a fruity salad for our 4th of July BBQ and this one was very different and quite good. I didn't see where to add in the pineapple and mandarin oranges so I added them in step 5. Worked out fine. I made it the night before as suggested. Thanks for the rec, Tara.

ratherbeswimmin' July 06, 2004

Remember to make this the night before (live and learn!) and to BEAT THE EGGS before using them.

Abby Snyder July 02, 2004

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