Child Nutritional Content
- mma: 2.0oz
- grain: 1.0oz
- totalVegetable: 0.5c
- darkGreen: 0.0c
- redOrange: 0.25c
- legumes: 0.125c
- starchy: 0.0c
- other: 0.125c
- additional: 0.0c
- fruit: 0.0c
- milk: 0.0c
Offer a few simple ingredients for students to build their own freshly prepared, customized south of the border mac and cheese bowl!
NOTE: Use your professional judgement when resizing recipes. Seasoning, cooking times, etc, may require adjustment.
estimate your profit
|Profit Per Serving|
Enter the cost of the soup and any garnishing costs to get the cost per bowl of soup.
|Profit Per Meal|
Enter the selling price per bowl and your profit for each bowl is calculated based on Step 1.
|Profit Per Day|
Enter the number of bowls you typically serve each day and how many days per week you are open (or serve this soup). Profits will be calculated using your numbers from Steps 1 and 2.
|Beans, Black (Turtle), Low-sodium, Canned, USDA 100359||7.5 oz.||1 1/4 cups|
|red bell pepper||6.5 oz.||1 1/4 cups|
|green pepper||6.5 oz.||1 1/4 cups|
|low sodium salsa||11.5 oz.||1 1/4 cups|
|1. Place prepared ingredients on the serving bar.
CCP: Hold the mac and cheese hot at 140⁰ F or higher.
CCP: Hold the remaining ingredients cold at 41⁰ F or lower.
2. Place the following serving utensils on the bar:
For the mac and cheese- #8 scoop or 4 oz spoodle
For the remaining ingredients- #30 scoops, or 1 oz spoodles
- For Bar Service: Post a sign to encourage students to take 1 cup of macaroni and cheese and a total of 1/2 cup of vegetables, for example:
"Please Take: TWO scoops of macaroni and cheese and FOUR scoops of veggies"
- Other beans, such a kidney or black beans, could be substituted in this recipe.
Diced tomatoes could also be substituted for salsa.
- Optional garnish suggestions:
Finely chopped green onions (in small bowls with 1 tsp serving spoons)
Thinly sliced jalapenos (in small bowls with 1 tsp serving spoons)
Crushed tortilla chips (in small bowls with 1 tsp serving spoons)
Hot sauce (in a squeeze bottle)
Chili powder (in a shaker jar)