K-12 Recipes


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All Day Breakfast Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contributes 2 oz M/MA, 7/8 Veg (1/2 cup starch, 1/8 cup dark green, 1/4 cup red)

Apple & Cabbage Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing

A great slaw coupled with a BBQ sandwich.

Asado Fajita Chicken

2.5 oz serving provides 2 oz M/MA.

Asian Stir Fried Rice

1/2 c provides 1 oz eq whole grain.The flavorful foundation of nearly every Asian-inspired entrée. Mix already contains a blend of soy sauce, garlic, ginger and onion and features green peas, diced carrots and red bell peppers.

Asian Stir Fried Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Avocado Ranch Dressing

Smooth, rich and creamy. Lavish avocado ranch on a tortilla and then add grilled chicken or tuna and fresh veggies for a delicious wrap.

Ball Park Ranch Dressing

Hotdog's favorite condiments mix up with Foothill Farms Ranch Salad Dressing for an out of the park home run!

Bare Burrito Bowl

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

BBQ Chicken Tender Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contributes 2 oz M/MA, 3/4 Veg (3/4 cup starch)

BBQ Ranch Dressing

Whether it be spicy, hot, sweet or smoky, your favorite BBQ Sauce will provide great flavor to Foothill Farms Ranch Salad Dressing.

BBQ Teriyaki Chicken

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

BBQ Teriyaki Chicken with Asian Noodles

9.5 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grain

BBQ Teriyaki Chicken with Asian Stir Fried Rice

10.2 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grain

BBQ Teriyaki Meatballs

5.2 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA

BBQ Teriyaki Meatballs with Asian Noodles

8 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grains

BBQ Teriyaki Meatballs with Asian Stir Fried Rice

5.2 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grains

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

Beef & Broccoli

4.8 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1/4 cup dark green

Beef & Broccoli with Asian Noodles

7.6 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1/4 cup dark green, 1 oz eq whole grains

Beef & Broccoli with Asian Stir Fried Rice

8.3 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1/4 cup dark green, 1 oz eq whole grains

Black Bean & Corn Salsa

1/4 cup provides 1/4 vegetable

Black Bean Salsa

Fresh bean salsa made easy with canned black beans and Foothill Farms Salsa Seasoning Mix.

Carolina Chili

Try this great-tasting chili over hot dogs.

Cauliflower Popcorn Snack

Sweet roasted, lightly seasoned cauliflower florets - great on the go snack

Charro Beans

Smart Snack Approved as a fruits/vegetables. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of the plate. Provides 1/4 c Vegetable

Cheese Enchilada Mini Pierogies

1 serving provides 1 oz eq M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grain

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 & Mashed Potato Bowl

2 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1 oz eq whole grain, 3/4 c starch

Chicken Alfredo Flatbread

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

Chicken Alfredo Florentine

A nutrient-rich, healthful choice. Shhh!

Chicken Alfredo Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contribute 2.5 oz M/MA, 3/4 Veg (3/4 cup starch)

Chicken Nachos with Mexican Rice

6.6oz serving provides 2oz M/MA, 1oz Whole Grain-Rich, 0.25 cups Red/Orange

Chicken Stir Fry with Broccoli and Rice

Asian-inspired herbed-chicken and broccoli florets stir fry served over rice and topped with sliced green onions

Chicken Tetrazzini

7.75 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 2 oz eq whole grain

Chili

Easily make seasoned chili with a rich but mild Southwestern flavor.

Chipotle Fruit Salsa

Refreshing mandarin orange, pineapple and cilantro salsa served with chips or atop protein

Chipotle Ranch Dressing

The addition of trendy chipotle makes this Foothill Farms Ranch dressing variety extra special. Use on taco salad or great as a dip for fries.

Cilantro & Lime Ranch Dressing

Fresh lime juice provides a zesty citrus punch while chopped cilantro adds freshness to this ranch dressing.

Cilantro Lime Quinoa

High in protein and fiber, flavored quinoa is a great nontraditional side dish.

Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing

Change up ordinary Ranch dressing by adding our Cilantro Lime Seasoning Mix.

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.

Cilantro Lime Sauce

Tangy sauce great for sweet potato fries, fish tacos, over salad, and more.

Cilantro Lime Seasoned Tomatoes

A lively salsa that great over salad, chicken, fish, pork and rice. Serve with chips as an appetizer.

Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

The perfect combination of cool and tangy. Use as a tasty option for tacos, quesadilla or on baked potatoes.

Cilantro Lime Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain

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.

Classic Tomato Salsa

2 Tbsp provides 1/8 cup vegetable

Cobb Salad Cup with BBQ Ranch 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, 1/4 cup fruit

Cole Slaw

Crispy cabbage in a lightly seasoned mayo-sour cream sauce

Corn Salsa

2 Tbsp provide 1/8 cup vegetable

Cranberry Salsa/Chutney

Made in minutes, this fresh sweet-tangy-spicy cranberry salsa gets its heat from a jalapeno pepper combined with chopped cilantro and onions, which are already in the mix. Use it in a wrap or as a dip.

Creamy Chicken Alfredo

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

Creamy Chipotle Dressing

Fresh, spicy and creamy chipotle dressing made with buttermilk, mayo, chipotle paste and a special blend of herbs and spices.

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.

Cucumber Dill Ranch Dressing

Fresh from the garden cucumber and dill add extra dimensions of flavor to zesty Foothill Farms Ranch Salad Dressing.

Cucumber Ranch Dressing

The fresh flavor of cucumber compliments ranch salad dressing perfectly.

Fajita Fish

One serving provides 2 oz M/MA

Fajitas

Get a grilled flavor to your fajita with this recipe.

Farmhouse Succotash

Mrs. Dash Lemon Pepper is the muse for a farm fresh inspired rebirth of the classic succotash. This version uses edamame and sweet corn.

Fat Free Ranch Dressing

Hand-crafted thick, rich, creamy and fat free dressing perfect for salads, dipping sauces and sandwich spreads.

Fiery Habanero Salsa

Fresh hot salsa made easy with tomatillos, habanero sauce and Foothill Farms Salsa Seasoning Mix.

Fiesta Lime Tacos

Seasoned ground meat in a crisp shell loaded with cool shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese, fresh tomatoes, salsa and Southwest sour cream

Fiesta Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contributes 2.5 oz M/MA, 3/4 Veg (1/2 cups starch, 1/4 cup legume)

Fiesta Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain

Fiesta Salsa Ranch Dressing

A blend of salsa and our delicious Ranch Dressing makes one of the most versatile dressings/dips. Also great as a topping for pasta, omelets or on taco salad.

Fiesta Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Fruit Cobbler

Fresh seasonal fruit cobblers

Fruit Crisp

Fresh fruit topped with wholesome oats and sugar

Garden Salad Cup with Ranch Dressing

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

General Tso's Chicken

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

General Tso's Chicken with Asian Noodles

7 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange, 1 oz eq whole grains

General Tso's Chicken with Asian Stir Fried Rice

7.8 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange, 1 oz eq whole grains

Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Give your customers the Greek style dressing that is trendy now but without buying a different SKU. Nutritional Facts based on using V402 Foothill Farms Ranch Dressing Mix with nonfat Greek yogurt and fat free mayo.

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)

Hummus with Whole Grain Chips

Smart Snack Approved as a vegetable. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for a vegetable snack. Provides 1/2 cup Vegetable, 1 oz eq Grain

Italian Meatball Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contributes 2 oz M/MA, 3/4 Veg (1/2 cup starch, 1/4 cup other veg.)

Jalapeno Cilantro Ranch Dressing

Fresh cilantro and jalapenos ramp up ranch salad dressing into something memorable. Ideal dressing for popular BBQ Chicken Salad.

Loaded Asian Stir Fried Rice

1 c provides 1 oz eq whole grain, 1/4 c red/orange, 1/4 c other vegetable. The flavorful foundation of nearly every Asian-inspired entrée.

Loaded Nachos

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

Low Fat Ranch Dressing

Hand-crafted thick, rich, creamy and low fat dressing perfect for salads, dipping sauces and sandwich spreads. Nutritional Facts based on using V402 Foothill Farms Ranch Dressing Mix with low fat buttermilk and fat free mayo.

Macaroni & Cheese with Hot Dog Bites

7.5 oz serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 2 oz Whole Grain-Rich

Mandarin Orange Chicken

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

Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad Cup

Smart Snack Approved as an entree. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of plate. Provides 1 c dark greens, 1/2 red/orange, 2 oz M/MA

Mandarin Orange Chicken with Asian Noodles

6.8 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 Red/Orange, 1 oz eq whole grains

Mandarin Orange Chicken with Asian Stir Fried Rice

7.5 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange, 1 oz eq whole grains

Mango Habanero Ranch Dressing

This cool, creamy house-made dressing is a little sweet, a little spicy and completely delicious. Spice up traditional salads and appetizers with a simple, trendy new offering. Visit our RESOURCES link under PROMOTIONS for a money saving rebate.

Meatball Bowl

9.17 oz serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 0.5 c Red/Orange Vegetable, 0.5c starchy

Meatless Spaghetti with Red Sauce

1 1/4 cup provides 2 serving grains/breads

Mediterranean Tuna Salad 2

A low-carb, low-fat twist on tuna salad. Serve with a vinegrette salad dressing for extra flavor.

Mexican Pinwheels

One serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 2 oz Whole Grain, 0.25 cups Beans/Peas

Mexican Ranch Dressing

Diced jalapenos and cayenne pepper add flavorful heat to the traditionally cool ranch dressing.

Mexican Whole Grain Brown Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz whole grain

Mini Peirogie Enchiladas

One serving provides 2 oz M/MA, 1.5 oz Whole Grain-Rich

Oven Roasted Turkey

Season your turkey with Mrs. Dash Garlic & Herb Seasoning Blend.

Pear Ranch Dressing

Sweet pears add a unique dimension of flavor to fresh ranch salad dressing.

Pineapple Salsa

1/4 cup provides 1/4 cup fruit

Pineapple Teriyaki Sauce

Sweet and smoky Hawaiian-inspired sauce great for chicken, meatballs, steak and in burgers.

Pork Fried Rice

Provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/4 Vegetable, 1 oz eq whole grains

Poutine

Many of today's patrons are eating throughout the day to fit their non-stop lifestyles. A common Canadian dish made with French fries, topped with gravy and cheese curds.

Ranch Dip

Ranch dressing is not only one of America's most popular salad dressings, it's probably its most popular dip. Try this easy method using sour cream and Ranch Dressing Mix

Ranch Dressing Made With Buttermilk & Mayo

Our original formula, expertly blended with tangy herbs and spices, provides fresh-made Ranch dressing that is thick, rich and creamy.

Ranch Dressing Made With Sour Cream

Alternative directions. Hand-crafted thick, rich and creamy dressing perfect for salads, dipping sauces and sandwich spreads. Nutritional Facts based on using V402 Foothill Farms Ranch Dressing Mix with fat free mayo.

Ranchero Sauce

A thick, soup-like warm sauce of roasted tomatoes, onions and red bell peppers with spices and Foothill Farms Salsa Seasoning Mix.

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

Red Pepper & Corn Salsa

Fresh corn salsa made easy with canned corn, red bell peppers, red onion and Foothill Farms Salsa Seasoning Mix.

Salsa Roja

Fresh salsa made easy with fire roasted tomatoes, habanero sauce and Foothill Farms Salsa Seasoning Mix.

Salsa Verde

Fresh salsa verde made easy with tomatillos and Foothill Farms Salsa Seasoning Mix.

Sloppy Joe

Classic American meal.

Spicy Great Northern Beans

Spice up Great Northern Beans with our Enchilada Sauce Mix.

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

Sriracha Honey Ranch Dressing

Kick up your Ranch Dressing by adding spicy Sriracha Sauce.

Stir Fry Pizza

A delicious vegetable pizza with a stir fry sauce and sesame seeds sprinkled on top for extra crunch.

Sweet & Spicy Thai Mayonnaise

This mixture of Thai Sweet Chili Sauce and mayo can be used as a dipping sauce for fries or as a spread on burgers.

Sweet Carrots

Low-sodium, sweet and tender baby carrots

Sweet Thai Chili Chicken

6.25 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange, 1/4 cup fruit

Sweet Thai Chili Chicken with Asian Noodles

9 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange, 1/4 cup fruit, 1 oz eq whole grain

Sweet Thai Chili Chicken with Asian Stir Fried Rice

9.75 oz provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 cup Red/Orange, 1/4 cup fruit, 1 oz eq whole grain

Sweet Thai Chili Meatball Pita

1 pita provides 2 oz Meat/Meat Alternatives, 2 oz Whole Grain, 1/4 cup of Dark Green Vegetables.

Taco Mayonnaise

Kick up the flavor of mayonnaise by adding taco seasoning. Great on sandwiches and wraps.

Taco Pizza

1 slice provides 2 oz Meat/Meat Alternatives and 2.25 oz whole grain.

Taco Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contribute 2.5 oz M/MA, 3/4 Veg (1/2 cup starch, 1/4 cup other)

Taco Ranch Dressing

A combination of our Ranch Dressing and Taco Seasoning Mix gives this ranch dressing a kick of flavor.

Taco Rice

A mild blend of traditional chili powder, Mexican oregano and smoky cumin added to white or brown rice for a smooth, authentic flavor.

Taco Salad

This dish excels at meeting nutritional requirements, driving participation and best of all—getting kids interested in eating salads. Each serving provides 2 oz eq grain, 2 oz eq M/MA, 1/8 cup red/orange vegetable and 1/2 cup dark green.

Taco Salad Cup with Fiesta Salsa Ranch

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

Taco Soup

A delicious soup composed of similar ingredients to those used inside a taco. Soup may be topped with cheese, sour cream, green onions, avocado or tortilla chips. Recipe submitted by Bloomfield Schools NM.

Taco Sour Cream

Kick up the flavor of sour cream by adding taco seasoning. Great as a dip and topping for Mexican dishes.

Turkey Chili

1 cup serving provides 2 oz Meat/Meat Alternates and 1/4 cup Red/Orange.

Turkey or Chicken Tetrazzini

An all-star comfort food favorite that is creamy and cheesy

Turkey, Cranberry & Stuffing Casserole

Combine all the essentials of the holidays into this remarkable dish. 1-cup serving provides: 1 oz eq grain, 2 oz eq M/MA, 1/4 c fruit

Vegetable Chili

This flavorful dish is a great alternative to traditional chili. The variety of vegetables and right amount of spice using our Chili Seasoning are the perfect combination.

Vegetable Stir Fry

3/4 cup provides 3/4 cup vegetable

Vegetable Stir Fry with Asian Noodles

7.4 oz provides 3/4 cup vegetable, 1 oz eq whole grain

Vegetable Stir Fry with Asian Stir Fried Rice

Meal provides 3/4 cup vegetable, 1 oz eq whole grain

Veggie Au Gratin Potato Bowl

Each prepared bowl contributes 2 oz M/MA, 3/4 Veg (1/2 cup starch, 1/7 cup dark green)

Walking Taco

6.6 oz serving provides 2 oz eq M/MA, 1.5 oz eq whole grain

Walking Taco - Asian Style

Smart Snack Approved as an entree. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of the plate. Provides 0.25 cup Vegetable, 2 oz M/MA, 2 oz Grain

Whole Grain Asian Noodles

1/2 c provides 1 oz eq whole grain

Whole Grain Mexican Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain Rice and nutty whole grain brown rice seasoned to perfection with seasoning and spices.

Whole Grain Yellow Rice

1/2 cup provides 1 oz eq whole grain