Broccoli Bites - USDA Recipe for Schools

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Broccoli Bites

Broccoli Bites - USDA Recipe for Schools

Makes: 50 or 100 Servings

Broccoli Bites – Fresh broccoli crowns combined with panko bread crumbs and low fat cheese then baked.

 

QTY Ingredients:
50 Servings100 Servings
Ingredients Weight Measure Weight Measure
Frozen broccoli, chopped 9 lb 8 oz 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups 19 lb 7 gal 1 qt
Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded 1 lb 8 oz 1 qt 2 cups 3 lb 3 qt
Frozen egg whites, thawed 3 lb 8 oz 1 qt 3 cups 7 lb 3 qt 2 cups
Bread crumbs 1 lb 14 oz 1 qt 3 1/2 cups 3 lb 12 oz 3 qt 3 cups

Directions

1. Combine broccoli, cheese, egg whites, and bread crumbs in a large bowl. Stir well.

2. Using a No. 10 scoop, portion 2/3 cup (about 4 oz) broccoli mixture onto a sheet pan (18" x 26" x 1") lined with parchment paper and lightly coated with pan release spray. For 50 servings, use 2 pans. For 100 servings, use 4 pans.

3. Bake: Conventional oven: 375 °F for 25 minutes. Convection oven: 350 °F for 15 minutes.

4. Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.

5. Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.

6. Serve 1 broccoli bite.

Notes

*See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.

Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service

Serving

NSLP/SBP Crediting Information: 1 broccoli bite provides 1.5 oz equivalent meat/meat alternate and 1/2 cup dark green vegetable.

CACFP Crediting Information: 1 broccoli bite provides 1.5 oz meat/meat alternate and 1/2 cup vegetable.

My Notes

Source: USDA Standardized Recipe Project

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