Green Beans with Potatoes and Smoked Turkey USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP

Green Beans with Potatoes and Smoked Turkey is an excellent side dish with a smoky flavor that pairs frozen green beans, potatoes, and onions with smoked turkey.
CACFP Adult Portion Crediting Information
¾ cup (6 oz slotted spoodle) provides ½ cup vegetable (½ cup other vegetable), and 1 oz equivalent meat.
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Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
    • - - Water
    • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
    • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
    • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
    • - - Garlic, minced
    • - - Ground thyme
    • - - Ground black or white pepper
    • - - Onion powder
    • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

    Measure

    • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
    • 2 qt Water
    • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
    • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
    • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
    • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
    • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
    • ½ tsp Onion powder
    • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
      • - - Water
      • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
      • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
      • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
      • 3 oz Garlic, minced
      • - - Ground thyme
      • - - Ground black or white pepper
      • - - Onion powder
      • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

      Measure

      • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
      • 1 gal Water
      • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
      • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
      • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
      • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
      • ½ tsp Ground thyme
      • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
      • 1 tsp Onion powder
      • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
        • - - Water
        • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
        • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
        • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
        • - - Garlic, minced
        • - - Ground thyme
        • - - Ground black or white pepper
        • - - Onion powder
        • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

        Measure

        • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
        • 2 qt Water
        • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
        • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
        • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
        • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
        • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
        • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
        • ½ tsp Onion powder
        • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
          • - - Water
          • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
          • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
          • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
          • 3 oz Garlic, minced
          • - - Ground thyme
          • - - Ground black or white pepper
          • - - Onion powder
          • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

          Measure

          • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
          • 1 gal Water
          • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
          • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
          • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
          • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
          • ½ tsp Ground thyme
          • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
          • 1 tsp Onion powder
          • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
            • - - Water
            • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
            • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
            • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
            • - - Garlic, minced
            • - - Ground thyme
            • - - Ground black or white pepper
            • - - Onion powder
            • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

            Measure

            • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
            • 2 qt Water
            • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
            • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
            • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
            • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
            • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
            • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
            • ½ tsp Onion powder
            • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
              • - - Water
              • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
              • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
              • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
              • 3 oz Garlic, minced
              • - - Ground thyme
              • - - Ground black or white pepper
              • - - Onion powder
              • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

              Measure

              • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
              • 1 gal Water
              • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
              • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
              • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
              • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
              • ½ tsp Ground thyme
              • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
              • 1 tsp Onion powder
              • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                • - - Water
                • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                • - - Garlic, minced
                • - - Ground thyme
                • - - Ground black or white pepper
                • - - Onion powder
                • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                Measure

                • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                • 2 qt Water
                • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                • ½ tsp Onion powder
                • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                  • - - Water
                  • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                  • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                  • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                  • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                  • - - Ground thyme
                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                  • - - Onion powder
                  • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                  Measure

                  • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                  • 1 gal Water
                  • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                  • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                  • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                  • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                  • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                  • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                  • 1 tsp Onion powder
                  • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                    • - - Water
                    • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                    • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                    • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                    • - - Garlic, minced
                    • - - Ground thyme
                    • - - Ground black or white pepper
                    • - - Onion powder
                    • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                    Measure

                    • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                    • 2 qt Water
                    • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                    • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                    • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                    • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                    • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                    • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                    • ½ tsp Onion powder
                    • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                      • - - Water
                      • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                      • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                      • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                      • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                      • - - Ground thyme
                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                      • - - Onion powder
                      • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                      Measure

                      • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                      • 1 gal Water
                      • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                      • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                      • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                      • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                      • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                      • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                      • 1 tsp Onion powder
                      • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                        • - - Water
                        • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                        • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                        • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                        • - - Garlic, minced
                        • - - Ground thyme
                        • - - Ground black or white pepper
                        • - - Onion powder
                        • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                        Measure

                        • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                        • 2 qt Water
                        • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                        • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                        • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                        • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                        • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                        • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                        • ½ tsp Onion powder
                        • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                          • - - Water
                          • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                          • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                          • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                          • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                          • - - Ground thyme
                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                          • - - Onion powder
                          • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                          Measure

                          • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                          • 1 gal Water
                          • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                          • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                          • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                          • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                          • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                          • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                          • 1 tsp Onion powder
                          • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                            • - - Water
                            • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                            • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                            • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                            • - - Garlic, minced
                            • - - Ground thyme
                            • - - Ground black or white pepper
                            • - - Onion powder
                            • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                            Measure

                            • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                            • 2 qt Water
                            • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                            • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                            • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                            • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                            • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                            • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                            • ½ tsp Onion powder
                            • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                              • - - Water
                              • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                              • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                              • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                              • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                              • - - Ground thyme
                              • - - Ground black or white pepper
                              • - - Onion powder
                              • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                              Measure

                              • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                              • 1 gal Water
                              • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                              • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                              • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                              • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                              • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                              • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                              • 1 tsp Onion powder
                              • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                • - - Water
                                • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                                • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                • - - Garlic, minced
                                • - - Ground thyme
                                • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                • - - Onion powder
                                • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                Measure

                                • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                • 2 qt Water
                                • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                                • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                                • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                                • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                                • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                • ½ tsp Onion powder
                                • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                  • - - Water
                                  • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                  • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                                  • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                  • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                                  • - - Ground thyme
                                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                  • - - Onion powder
                                  • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                  Measure

                                  • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                  • 1 gal Water
                                  • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                  • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                                  • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                                  • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                                  • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                                  • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                  • 1 tsp Onion powder
                                  • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                    • - - Water
                                    • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                    • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                                    • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                    • - - Garlic, minced
                                    • - - Ground thyme
                                    • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                    • - - Onion powder
                                    • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                    Measure

                                    • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                    • 2 qt Water
                                    • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                    • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                                    • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                                    • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                                    • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                                    • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                    • ½ tsp Onion powder
                                    • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                      • - - Water
                                      • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                      • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                                      • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                      • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                                      • - - Ground thyme
                                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                      • - - Onion powder
                                      • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                      Measure

                                      • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                      • 1 gal Water
                                      • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                      • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                                      • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                                      • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                                      • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                                      • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                      • 1 tsp Onion powder
                                      • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 1 lb 12 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                        • - - Water
                                        • 1 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                        • 2 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                                        • 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                        • - - Garlic, minced
                                        • - - Ground thyme
                                        • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                        • - - Onion powder
                                        • 3 lb 12 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                        Measure

                                        • 1 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                        • 2 qt Water
                                        • 1 qt ⅛ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                        • ¼ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                                        • cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                                        • 2 Tbsp Garlic, minced
                                        • ¼ tsp Ground thyme
                                        • ½ tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                        • ½ tsp Onion powder
                                        • 1 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 3 lb 8 oz Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                          • - - Water
                                          • 2 lb *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                          • 4 oz Margarine, trans fat-free
                                          • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                          • 3 oz Garlic, minced
                                          • - - Ground thyme
                                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                          • - - Onion powder
                                          • 7 lb 8 oz Frozen green beans, thawed, drained

                                          Measure

                                          • 2 qt Smoked turkey drumsticks, deboned, shredded
                                          • 1 gal Water
                                          • 2 qt ¼ cup *Fresh red potatoes,unpeeled, diced ½”
                                          • ½ cup Margarine, trans fat-free
                                          • 1 qt 3 cups *Fresh onions, chopped
                                          • ¼ cup Garlic, minced
                                          • ½ tsp Ground thyme
                                          • 1 tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                          • 1 tsp Onion powder
                                          • 2 gal Frozen green beans, thawed, drained


                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Shred turkey meat into small pieces.
                                          • In a large stock pot, add turkey, water, potatoes, margarine, onions, garlic, thyme, pepper, and onion powder. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 16 minutes. Stir well. About half of water (about 1 qt 2 cups) will remain in the pot while the rest will cook away.
                                          • Add green beans. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. DO NOT OVERCOOK. Green beans should be bright green.
                                          • Drain excess liquid (up to 1 qt 2 cups per batch of 25).
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Pour 9 lb 2 oz (1 gal 2 cups) green bean, potato, and turkey mixture into a large steam table pan (12” x 20” x 2½”).
                                            For 25 servings use 1 pan.
                                            For 50 servings use 2 pans.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Serve ¾ cup (portion with 6 oz slotted spoodle).

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Green Beans with Potatoes and Smoked Turkey USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP
                                          Amount Per Serving (0 ¾ cup (6 oz slotted spoodle))
                                          Calories 113
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 4g6%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 27mg9%
                                          Sodium 337mg15%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 8g3%
                                          Dietary Fiber 2g8%
                                          Total Sugars 2g2%
                                          Protein 10g20%
                                          Potassium 289mg8%
                                          Vitamin C 5mg6%
                                          Vitamin D 11IU73%
                                          Calcium 43mg4%
                                          Iron 1mg6%
                                          Vitamin A 13mcg
                                          * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
                                          Marketing Guide 25 Servings:

                                          Fresh red potatoes: 1 lb 1 oz

                                          Fresh onion: 14 oz

                                          Marketing Guide 50 Servings:

                                          Fresh red potatoes: 2 lb 2 oz

                                          Fresh onion: 1 lb 12 oz

                                          Notes

                                          *See Marketing Guide for purchasing information on foods that will change during preparation or when a variation of the ingredients is available.
                                          Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.
                                          Yield / Volume 25 Servings:

                                          About 9 lb 2 oz

                                          About 1 gal 2 cups/1 steam table pan

                                          (12” x 20” x 2½”).

                                          Yield / Volume 50 Servings:

                                          About 18 lb 4 oz

                                          About 2 gal 1 qt/2 steam table pans

                                          (12” x 20” x 2½”).