Schools Recipes

Deli Roll Ups and Salad Grab & Go

Deli rollups, sometimes called pinwheels, are fun and perfect for lunch. Fresh vegetable sides complement the meal and add a nutritious punch. Serve with Italian dressing for added zest!

Classic Spinach Salad

Simple and fresh ingredients create a nourishing salad for students and staff alike. Fresh strawberries and mushrooms combine with Italian dressing for mouthwatering textures and flavors you won’t want to miss.

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.

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