Source: MRS 2015
MRS: 1012 — Vegetables (1000s)

Cheesy Broccoli (Frozen)

Meal Component Contribution:
½ cup dark green vegetable
Number of Portions: 100  Size of Portion: ½ cup
Recipe HACCP Process: #2 - Same day service
Vegetables (Dark Green)
  •  Vegetables (Dark Green)

INGREDIENT
MEASURE (FOR 100 SERVINGS)
Broccoli, Frozen, Stalks, Cooked, #1602
21  pound(s)
Sauce, Cheese, Nacho Flavor, Bulk, #2255
2  quart(s)
Water, Municipal, Mississippi
1  quart(s)
DIRECTIONS

1.

COOKING METHODS
To steam broccoli:

  • Place frozen broccoli in solid steamtable pans.
  • Steam for 2 - 3 minutes. Drain water from broccoli.

To boil broccoli:

  • Bring water to a boil. (For 100 servings, use 1 to 3 quart of water.)
  • Add frozen broccoli and cook for 15 - 20 minutes. Drain broccoli and place in steamtable pans for service.

CCP:  Heat to 145 degrees F or higher for 15 seconds at the completion of the cooking process.

2.

In mixing bowl, combine cheese sauce and hot water to achieve pouring consistency.  See picture for suggested consistency.  

3.

Pour approximately 1½ cups of cheese sauce over each pan of cooked broccoli.

4.

Serve immediately or cover with plastic wrap and place in warmer until ready for service.

Measure a ½ cup portion to determine how many spears to serve with portion tongs.

Portion ½ cup for each serving. Each serving provides ½ cup of dark green vegetable.

CCP:  Hold and maintain product at a minimum temperature of 135 degrees F. Check temperature every 30 minutes. Leftovers should be covered, labeled, and dated. Quick chill within 6 hours to 41 degrees F or lower.

Production Notes

Use USDA Foods or Department of Defense (DOD) foods when available.
Refer to USDA FNS Food Buying Guide for School Meal Programs for quantities to purchase if recipe is altered.
If changes are made in ingredients, check crediting information and re-calculate the nutrition analysis.
”Culinary Techniques for Healthy School Meals: Preparing Vegetables“ provides seasoning and serving ideas for vegetables.

Nutrients Per Serving
Calories
43
Carbohydrates
7.67 g
Dietary Fiber
2.86 g
Protein
3.27 g
Sodium
230.88 mg
Total Fat
0.58 g
Sat. Fat
0.02 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g


Illustrated Presentation of Cheesy Broccoli (Frozen)
1.

1 serving of Cheesy Broccoli