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TDA Introduces Three Original Standardized Recipes

Published: 262 days ago
" TDA has developed three school standardized recipes in collaboration with the Culinary Institute of America-San Antonio, Florence ISD and Salado ISD child nutrition programs. Each recipe features local Texas agricultural products and meets the nutritional standards for the National School Lunch Program and was student approved!
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TDA has developed three school standardized recipes in collaboration with the Culinary Institute of America-San Antonio, Florence ISD, and Salado ISD child nutrition programs. Each recipe features local Texas agricultural products and meets the nutritional standards for the National School Lunch Program and was student approved! Recipe development was supported by the USDA Team Nutrition Training Grant for School Meal Recipe Development.
 
  • Texas Beef and Chimichurri Rice Bowl 
  • Texas Mushroom Queso
  • Asian-Inspired Chop Salad with Ginger SunButter Dressing

Visit SquareMeals.org for access to all three recipes, videos, and more information about the grant project! Please share pictures and stories of your school trying these new recipes at nutrition@texasagriculture.gov.

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