Recipes by Menu Part


Whole Grain

Bare Burrito Bowl

One serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/2 cup Beans, 1 oz Whole Grain

Beef & Bean Enchiladas

Our version of beef and pinto bean enchiiadas offers all the comfort and bold flavor of traditional enchiladas with all the nutrition and flavor. Meal components: 2.5 oz M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grain, 1/8 cup vegetable

Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo

Smart Snack Approved as an entree. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of the plate. Provides 1/8 cup Vegetable, 2 oz M/MA, 1 oz eq Grain

Chicken Alfredo Flatbread

1 serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 1 oz Whole Grain

Cilantro Lime Rice

The adventurous duo of crisp, chopped cilantro entwined with a juicy splash of tropical lime takes white or brown rice new places. Create flavored rice like what's served at Q'doba and Chipotle restaurants.

Cincinnati 3-Way Chili

This warm and earthy dish draws its character from the city's Greek immigrants who introduced flavors like cinnamon to this hearty bowl. Each serving provides 2 oz eq grain, 2 oz eq M/MA, 1/8 cup red/orange vegetable, 1/8 cup beans.

Fruit Crisp

Fresh fruit topped with wholesome oats and sugar

Holiday Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contribute 2 oz M/MA, 1.5 Grain, 3/4 Veg (1/2 cup starch, 1/4 cup other)

Loaded Nachos

1 serving provides 2 M/MA, 1 oz eq grain, 1/8 cup vegetable

Mexican Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Picadillo & Rice Burrito

One serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 2 oz Grains and 0.125 cup vegetable.

Red Beans & Brown Rice - Entree

Traditional style red beans and rice made with kidney beans, onions, celery, peppers and whole grain brown rice. For schools it provides: 2 oz eq M/MA, 2 oz eq whole grain and 3/8 c other vegetables

Red Beans & Brown Rice - Side Dish

Traditional style red beans and rice made with kidney beans, onions, celery, peppers and whole grain brown rice. For schools it provides: 1/4 c beans, 1 oz eq whole grain and 1/8 c other vegetables

Spinach Salad Cup with Italian Dressing

Smart Snack Approved as an entree. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of plate. Provides 1 cup Vegetable, 3 oz M/MA, 1 oz eq Grain

Vegan Picadillo Burrito

One serving provides 1 oz M/MA, 2 oz Grains, and 1/2 cup Vegetable