USDA Resources

Introducing New Standardized Recipes for Schools!

MyPlateCheck out the more than 50 large-quantity, USDA standardized recipes that include main dishes and side dishes featuring more nutrient-rich ingredients such as whole grains, dark green, red/orange vegetables, and beans/legumes than ever before.  (An additional 150 recipes are being developed and will be posted throughout the next year!)

These recipes will provide a ready-to-go resource for school nutrition professionalslooking for delicious, nutrient-rich dishes that will make it easy to meet meal pattern requirements and satisfy hungry kids.

To search the large-quantity recipes list, use the search option below or visit the USDA recipe site directly.

Also, have a look at the Food Buying Guide for School Meal Programs for tips.

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