Pork Loin With Rice and Gravy USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 3-5
Serving Size: 6
Tender pieces of pork, brown rice, and cream of mushroom soup come together to form a flavorful dish kids will enjoy.
1 ½ oz eq meat
½ oz eq grains
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine rice, dehydrated onion, and water. Cover. Place in the microwave for 6 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from the microwave. Fluff with a fork. Allow rice to cool for 5 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, combine pork cubes and onion and herb seasoning. Mix.
  • Heat a medium nonstick sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add seasoned pork cubes. Sauté until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Heat to an internal temperature of 165 °F for at least 15 seconds. Wash hands after touching uncooked pork.
  • In a small bowl, combine milk and condensed soup. Whisk until well-blended.
  • Add mixture to sauté pan. Bring to a simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add cooked rice to sauté pan. Cook for 2–3 minutes. Stir frequently. Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds. Remove from heat.
  • Serve ½ cup. Serve immediately, or keep warm at 140 °F or higher.


Nutrition Facts
Pork Loin With Rice and Gravy USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 0 ½ cup Pork Loin With Rice and Gravy
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 127mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Total Sugars 1g1%
Protein 13g26%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0mg0%
*Marketing Guide
  • Contains milk (milk and soup).
  • The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
  • Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook, Method A.
Yield / Volume