Schools Recipes: Sides

Rainbow Potatoes

This tasty CACFP recipe is a household favorite from a Kankakee, IL sponsor. Students will love the colors and flavors! #KidsEatMushrooms2

Savory Roasted Mushrooms

#KidsEatMushroomsToo with this savory recipe. Gretna Public Schools this tasty #mushroom recipe as a fan favorite side or use as a topping for a build your own burger station.

Asian Marinated Mushrooms

This easy recipe can (and should!) be made a day ahead, and left to marinate in the refrigerator overnight to let the flavors deepen. Simply portion and serve for a delicious, nutritious vegetable side dish.

Peppy Pasta Salad

Utilize your USDA Foods in this easy pasta salad recipe that can be a great side for countless entrees. Both fresh and frozen vegetables help save on prep time and food cost.

Lemon Parmesan Shaved Mushroom Salad

Tangy lemon, savory parmesan cheese, and sweet bell peppers combine with fresh mushrooms and parsley in this unique salad. With a light flavor profile, colorful eye appeal, and easy prep – this recipe is a win-win.

Speed-Scratch Mushroom Gravy

Our quick and easy gravy uses the power of fresh mushrooms to add rich flavor to premade gravy mix, without adding sodium or fat. Want to impress your students with a gravy that tastes like homemade? You’ve got to try this recipe!

Marinated Italian Mushroom Salad

Marinating is a quick and easy way to add lots of flavor without a lot of time. Simply combine all ingredients and let the mixture marinate overnight for the flavors to develop. The result is a rich salad students will gobble up.

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