Schools Recipes

Pizza Salad

The best of both worlds! Crisp lettuce topped with all the pizza fixin’s – mushrooms, tomatoes, pepperoni, and mozzarella. This is a great grab and go meal and easily customizable for different veggies and sides. A #RealSchoolFood recipe shared by Gretna School District, NE.

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.

Chicken Marsala

This hearty meal will be an instant student favorite! Mushrooms are the star of this dish with their umami flavor and meaty texture. Sautéed with onions and butter and finished with a balsamic glaze, this Chicken Marsala is a winner! A #RealSchoolFood recipe shared by Indian River County Schools, FL.

Veggie Breakfast Burrito

Yes, this burrito is great for breakfast – but don’t let that stop you from offering it all day. Filled with fresh mushrooms and peppers, melty cheese, crispy tots, and fluffy eggs – this burrito has it all!

Zesty Vegetable Flatbread

This veggie flatbread will win over any student – tons of flavor and nutrition in a familiar and kid-friendly package!

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!

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