Putting ZIP Back into School Lunch 2013
New USDA National School Lunch Guidelines in 2012 mean new school lunch recipes and resources in 2013!
Beef is an important part of a healthy diet for kids and an essential component of healthy school meals. Schools are faced with providing meals that help growing kids get all the essential nutrients they need for optimal health while still meeting the USDA requirements for healthy school meals.
To help schools include high-quality protein, like beef, on the menu, a team of culinary experts developed five new beef recipes that can be easily incorporated into a school lunch menu, and are equally delicious on the dinner table at home. Consumer recipes are below for your convenience!
Rock and Roll Beef Wrap
Spy Thai Beef
Sweet and Sloppy Joe
Sweet Potato Beef Mash-Up
Wrangler's Beef Chili
All foodservice (USDA formatted) recipes can be found on BeefFoodservice.com
Fact sheet for Family Mealtime
Fact sheet for foodservice professionals