Source: MRS 2020
MRS: 1042 — Vegetables (1000s)

Seasoned Cut Green Beans (Frozen)

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

INGREDIENT
MEASURE (FOR 100 SERVINGS)
Beans, Green, Whole, Frozen, USDA, #A061
17  pounds + 8  ounces
Margarine, Bulk, #1319
8  ounces
Onion Powder, #2714
1  tablespoon + 1  teaspoon
Garlic Powder, #2709
1  tablespoon
Pepper, Black, Ground, #2718
1  tablespoon + 1  teaspoon
DIRECTIONS

1.

COOKING METHODS
To steam green beans:

  • Place no more than 5 pounds of frozen green beans in perforated steamtable pans.

  • Steam for 3-5 minutes

  • Place the green beans in solid steamtable pans for seasoning and service.

  • If using solid steamtable pans to steam, drain the liquid from the pans prior to seasoning and service.

To boil green beans:

  • Place the frozen green beans in braising pans, a steam jacketed kettle, or stockpot.

  • Cover the green beans with water and bring them to a boil.

  • Decrease the heat until the water simmers and cook the green beans for 10-12 minutes.

  • Drain the liquid from pans.

  • Transfer the carrots to solid steamtable pans for seasoning and service.

CCP:  Heat to 135 degrees F or higher for 15 seconds at the completion of the cooking process.

2.

Melt the margarine. Combine the garlic powder, onion powder and pepper with the melted margarine. Pour the mixture over the green beans.

3.

Serve them immediately, or cover them and place in a warmer until ready for service. If aluminum foil is used as a cover, cut holes in aluminum foil.

CCP:  Hold and maintain product at a minimum temperature of 135 degrees F. Check temperature every 30 minutes.

4.

Portion with a perforated 4 ounce spoodle or a #8 scoop per serving. Each portion provides ½ cup of other 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 2 hours to 70 degrees F or lower and from 70 to 41 degrees F within an additional 2 hours.

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
39
Carbohydrates
4.86 g
Dietary Fiber
2.37 g
Protein
1.20 g
Sodium
19.10 mg
Total Fat
1.79 g
Sat. Fat
0.73 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g