Yucca - USDA Recipe for CACFP

Yucca - USDA Recipe for CACFP
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Makes: 25 or 50 Servings

Description

Yucca – This Hispanic root is combined with fresh lime juice, apple cider vinegar and red and green bell peppers.

 

Olive oil
1/2 cup
1 cup

1. Heat oil in a large stock pot.

*Fresh yucca, chopped
3 lb
1 qt 3 1/3 cups 2 Tbsp
6 lb
3 qt 2 3/4 cups 2 Tbsp 2 tsp

2. Add yucca. Cook uncovered over medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes.

Fresh garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
3 oz
1/4 cup

3. Add garlic and onions. Simmer uncovered over medium heat for 5-8 minutes.

*Fresh onions, chopped
10 oz
2 cups
1 lb 4 oz
1 qt
*Fresh red bell peppers, chopped
1 lb 2 oz
3 1/3 cups 2 tsp
2 lb 4 oz
1 qt 2 2/3 cups 1 Tbsp 1 tsp

4. Add peppers, salt, and pepper. Simmer uncovered over high heat for 2-3 minutes.

*Fresh green bell peppers, chopped
12 oz
2 1/4 cups
1 lb 8 oz
1 qt 1/2 cup
Salt
2 tsp
1 Tbsp 1 tsp
Ground black pepper
1 1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
Apple cider vinegar
3/4 cup
1 1/2 cups

5. Add vinegar and lime juice. Simmer uncovered over high heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly to deglaze pan.

Fresh lime juice
1/2 cup
1 cup

6. Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher.

7. Pour 3 qt (about 5 lb) yucca mixture into a steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2 1/2"). For 25 servings, use 1 pan. For 50 servings, use 2 pans.

8. Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.

9. Portion with 4 fl oz spoodle (1/2 cup).

Serving

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Notes

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Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service

Serving

NSLP/SBP Crediting Information: 1/2 cup (4 fl oz spoodle) provides 1/8 cup red/orange vegetable, 1/4 cup starchy vegetable, and 1/8 cup other vegetable.

CACFP Crediting Information: 1/2 cup (4 fl oz spoodle) provides 1/2 cup vegetable.

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