Recipes by Menu Part


Side Dishes

Cheese Rice

Let guests upgrade to this premium side dish. A rich and comforting classic. This recipe blends tender rice with a mix of creamy cheese sauce to create a tasty side dish that is the perfect complement to chicken, pork or beef.

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.

Cuban Black Bean

Rich traditional Cuban flavor. 1/3 cup of prepared beans (beans undrained) provides 1/4 cup of beans or 1 oz eq M/MA.

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

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

Steak Nachos with Three-Cheese Sauce

Tortilla chips piled high with hearty beans, a three-cheese blend, warm nacho cheese sauce, guacamole, sour cream, and grilled steak.

Ultimate Nachos

Seasoned ground beef, refried beans, melty cheddar cheese sauce, diced tomatoes and sour cream atop crispy tortilla chips. Upgrade with steak and a side of guacamole.