Recipes by Menu Part


Pasta/Rice

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.

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

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.

Creamy Chicken Alfredo

Grilled chicken breast strips and penne pasta oven-baked in a creamy Alfredo sauce with a layer of melted cheese.

Mexican Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Monterey Spaghetti

A fresh white sauce take on traditional spaghetti with melty Monterey jack cheese sauce, hearty spinach and crunchy French-fried onions.

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