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Acini Di Pepe Fruit Salad

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Acini Di Pepe Fruit Salad

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 205kcal


  • 6 ounces uncooked Acini di Pepe pasta
  • 1 (1 ounce) pkg. sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 25 grams vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup low-fat 1% milk
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip Lite
  • 1 Tablespoon xanthan gum
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits juice reserved
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges drained
  • 1 cup (45g) miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes


  • Cook pasta according to package directions then rinse in cold water, drain and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together pudding mix and protein powder. Whisk in milk and reserved pineapple juice until well combined. Place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes or until pudding sets up.
  • Once pudding is set, fold in whipped topping and xanthan gum until well combined. Add cooked pasta, pineapple, oranges, marshmallows and coconut and mix until combined. Refrigerate until serving.


MFP: MFF Acini di Pepe Fruit Salad
April 2022


Serving: 4.9ounces | Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.2g | Protein: 5.1g | Fat: 4.9g

1 thought on “Acini Di Pepe Fruit Salad

  1. 5 stars
    Made this for Easter dinner and everyone loved it! Even my husband who typically doesn’t care for this type of dish and is especially critical if he knows a recipe is “healthy.” Everyone was shocked when I told them the ingredients! Definitely making this again!

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