Brown Rice Pilaf USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP

Brown Rice Pilaf is a beautiful side dish that combines brown rice and spinach with a burst of dried cranberries in a way that makes you want more!
CACFP Adult Portion Crediting Information
1½ cups (8 oz spoodle and 4 oz spoodle) provide ½ cup vegetable (⅛ cup red/orange vegetable, ⅜ cup other vegetable), and 2 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
    • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
    • - - Garlic, minced
    • - - Salt
    • - - Ground black pepper
    • - - OR
    • - - Ground white pepper
    • - - Celery salt
    • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • - - Fresh thyme
    • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
    • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
    • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
    • 5 oz Dried cranberries
    • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
    • - - Fresh parsley, minced

    Measure

    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
    • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
    • - - OR
    • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
    • 1 tsp Celery salt
    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
    • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
    • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
    • 1 cup Dried cranberries
    • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
    • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
      • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
      • - - Garlic, minced
      • - - Salt
      • - - Ground black pepper
      • - - OR
      • - - Ground white pepper
      • - - Celery salt
      • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
      • - - Fresh thyme
      • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
      • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
      • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
      • 10 oz Dried cranberries
      • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
      • - - Fresh parsley, minced

      Measure

      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
      • 2 tsp Salt
      • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
      • - - OR
      • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
      • 2 tsp Celery salt
      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
      • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
      • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
      • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
      • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
      • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
      • 2 cups Dried cranberries
      • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
      • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
        • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
        • - - Garlic, minced
        • - - Salt
        • - - Ground black pepper
        • - - OR
        • - - Ground white pepper
        • - - Celery salt
        • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
        • - - Fresh thyme
        • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
        • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
        • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
        • 5 oz Dried cranberries
        • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
        • - - Fresh parsley, minced

        Measure

        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
        • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
        • 1 tsp Salt
        • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
        • - - OR
        • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
        • 1 tsp Celery salt
        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
        • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
        • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
        • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
        • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
        • 1 cup Dried cranberries
        • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
        • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
          • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
          • - - Garlic, minced
          • - - Salt
          • - - Ground black pepper
          • - - OR
          • - - Ground white pepper
          • - - Celery salt
          • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
          • - - Fresh thyme
          • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
          • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
          • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
          • 10 oz Dried cranberries
          • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
          • - - Fresh parsley, minced

          Measure

          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
          • 2 tsp Salt
          • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
          • - - OR
          • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
          • 2 tsp Celery salt
          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
          • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
          • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
          • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
          • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
          • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
          • 2 cups Dried cranberries
          • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
          • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
            • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
            • - - Garlic, minced
            • - - Salt
            • - - Ground black pepper
            • - - OR
            • - - Ground white pepper
            • - - Celery salt
            • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
            • - - Fresh thyme
            • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
            • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
            • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
            • 5 oz Dried cranberries
            • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
            • - - Fresh parsley, minced

            Measure

            • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
            • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
            • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
            • 1 tsp Salt
            • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
            • - - OR
            • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
            • 1 tsp Celery salt
            • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
            • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
            • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
            • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
            • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
            • 1 cup Dried cranberries
            • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
            • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
              • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
              • - - Garlic, minced
              • - - Salt
              • - - Ground black pepper
              • - - OR
              • - - Ground white pepper
              • - - Celery salt
              • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
              • - - Fresh thyme
              • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
              • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
              • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
              • 10 oz Dried cranberries
              • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
              • - - Fresh parsley, minced

              Measure

              • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
              • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
              • 2 tsp Salt
              • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
              • - - OR
              • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
              • 2 tsp Celery salt
              • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
              • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
              • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
              • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
              • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
              • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
              • 2 cups Dried cranberries
              • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
              • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                • - - Garlic, minced
                • - - Salt
                • - - Ground black pepper
                • - - OR
                • - - Ground white pepper
                • - - Celery salt
                • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                • - - Fresh thyme
                • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                Measure

                • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                • 1 tsp Salt
                • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                • - - OR
                • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                • 1 tsp Celery salt
                • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                  • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                  • - - Garlic, minced
                  • - - Salt
                  • - - Ground black pepper
                  • - - OR
                  • - - Ground white pepper
                  • - - Celery salt
                  • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                  • - - Fresh thyme
                  • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                  • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                  • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                  • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                  • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                  • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                  Measure

                  • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                  • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                  • 2 tsp Salt
                  • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                  • - - OR
                  • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                  • 2 tsp Celery salt
                  • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                  • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                  • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                  • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                  • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                  • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                  • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                  • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                  • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                    • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                    • - - Garlic, minced
                    • - - Salt
                    • - - Ground black pepper
                    • - - OR
                    • - - Ground white pepper
                    • - - Celery salt
                    • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                    • - - Fresh thyme
                    • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                    • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                    • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                    • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                    • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                    • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                    Measure

                    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                    • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                    • 1 tsp Salt
                    • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                    • - - OR
                    • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                    • 1 tsp Celery salt
                    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                    • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                    • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                    • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                    • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                    • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                    • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                    • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                      • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                      • - - Garlic, minced
                      • - - Salt
                      • - - Ground black pepper
                      • - - OR
                      • - - Ground white pepper
                      • - - Celery salt
                      • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                      • - - Fresh thyme
                      • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                      • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                      • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                      • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                      • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                      • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                      Measure

                      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                      • 2 tsp Salt
                      • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                      • - - OR
                      • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                      • 2 tsp Celery salt
                      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                      • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                      • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                      • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                      • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                      • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                      • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                      • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                      • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                        • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                        • - - Garlic, minced
                        • - - Salt
                        • - - Ground black pepper
                        • - - OR
                        • - - Ground white pepper
                        • - - Celery salt
                        • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                        • - - Fresh thyme
                        • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                        • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                        • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                        • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                        • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                        • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                        Measure

                        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                        • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                        • 1 tsp Salt
                        • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                        • - - OR
                        • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                        • 1 tsp Celery salt
                        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                        • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                        • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                        • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                        • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                        • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                        • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                        • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                          • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                          • - - Garlic, minced
                          • - - Salt
                          • - - Ground black pepper
                          • - - OR
                          • - - Ground white pepper
                          • - - Celery salt
                          • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                          • - - Fresh thyme
                          • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                          • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                          • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                          • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                          • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                          • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                          Measure

                          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                          • 2 tsp Salt
                          • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                          • - - OR
                          • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                          • 2 tsp Celery salt
                          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                          • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                          • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                          • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                          • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                          • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                          • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                          • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                          • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                            • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                            • - - Garlic, minced
                            • - - Salt
                            • - - Ground black pepper
                            • - - OR
                            • - - Ground white pepper
                            • - - Celery salt
                            • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                            • - - Fresh thyme
                            • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                            • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                            • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                            • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                            • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                            • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                            Measure

                            • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                            • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                            • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                            • 1 tsp Salt
                            • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                            • - - OR
                            • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                            • 1 tsp Celery salt
                            • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                            • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                            • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                            • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                            • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                            • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                            • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                            • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                              • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                              • - - Garlic, minced
                              • - - Salt
                              • - - Ground black pepper
                              • - - OR
                              • - - Ground white pepper
                              • - - Celery salt
                              • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                              • - - Fresh thyme
                              • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                              • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                              • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                              • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                              • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                              • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                              Measure

                              • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                              • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                              • 2 tsp Salt
                              • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                              • - - OR
                              • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                              • 2 tsp Celery salt
                              • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                              • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                              • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                              • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                              • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                              • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                              • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                              • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                              • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                • - - Garlic, minced
                                • - - Salt
                                • - - Ground black pepper
                                • - - OR
                                • - - Ground white pepper
                                • - - Celery salt
                                • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                • - - Fresh thyme
                                • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                                • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                                Measure

                                • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                                • 1 tsp Salt
                                • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                                • - - OR
                                • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                                • 1 tsp Celery salt
                                • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                                • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                                • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                  • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                  • - - Garlic, minced
                                  • - - Salt
                                  • - - Ground black pepper
                                  • - - OR
                                  • - - Ground white pepper
                                  • - - Celery salt
                                  • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                  • - - Fresh thyme
                                  • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                  • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                  • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                  • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                                  • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                  • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                                  Measure

                                  • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                  • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                                  • 2 tsp Salt
                                  • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                                  • - - OR
                                  • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                                  • 2 tsp Celery salt
                                  • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                  • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                                  • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                  • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                                  • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                  • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                  • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                                  • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                  • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                    • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                    • - - Garlic, minced
                                    • - - Salt
                                    • - - Ground black pepper
                                    • - - OR
                                    • - - Ground white pepper
                                    • - - Celery salt
                                    • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                    • - - Fresh thyme
                                    • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                    • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                    • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                    • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                                    • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                    • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                                    Measure

                                    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                    • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                                    • 1 tsp Salt
                                    • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                                    • - - OR
                                    • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                                    • 1 tsp Celery salt
                                    • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                    • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                                    • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                    • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                    • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                    • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                                    • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                    • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                      • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                      • - - Garlic, minced
                                      • - - Salt
                                      • - - Ground black pepper
                                      • - - OR
                                      • - - Ground white pepper
                                      • - - Celery salt
                                      • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                      • - - Fresh thyme
                                      • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                      • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                      • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                      • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                                      • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                      • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                                      Measure

                                      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                                      • 2 tsp Salt
                                      • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                                      • - - OR
                                      • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                                      • 2 tsp Celery salt
                                      • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                      • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                                      • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                      • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                                      • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                      • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                      • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                                      • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                      • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                        • 1 lb 8 oz *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                        • - - Garlic, minced
                                        • - - Salt
                                        • - - Ground black pepper
                                        • - - OR
                                        • - - Ground white pepper
                                        • - - Celery salt
                                        • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                        • - - Fresh thyme
                                        • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                        • 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 3 lb 8 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                        • 8 oz *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                        • 5 oz Dried cranberries
                                        • 2 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                        • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                                        Measure

                                        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                        • 2 tsp Garlic, minced
                                        • 1 tsp Salt
                                        • ½ tsp Ground black pepper
                                        • - - OR
                                        • ½ tsp Ground white pepper
                                        • 1 tsp Celery salt
                                        • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                        • 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                                        • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                        • 1½ cups (approx. ⅛ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 2 qt 1 cup Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                        • cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                        • 1 cup Dried cranberries
                                        • ½ cup 2 Tbsp Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                        • 2 Tbsp Fresh parsley, minced

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 3 lb *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                          • 3 lb *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                          • - - Garlic, minced
                                          • - - Salt
                                          • - - Ground black pepper
                                          • - - OR
                                          • - - Ground white pepper
                                          • - - Celery salt
                                          • 2 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                          • - - Fresh thyme
                                          • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                          • 1 lb 8 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 7 lb Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                          • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                          • 10 oz Dried cranberries
                                          • 4 oz Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                          • - - Fresh parsley, minced

                                          Measure

                                          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh onions, diced ¼"
                                          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh green bell peppers, diced
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                                          • 2 tsp Salt
                                          • 1 tsp Ground black pepper
                                          • - - OR
                                          • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                                          • 2 tsp Celery salt
                                          • 2 qt 2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                          • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                                          • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                          • 3 cups (approx. ¼ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato past
                                          • 1 gal 2 cups Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                          • 1 qt 2½ cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                          • 2 cups Dried cranberries
                                          • cups Fresh parmesan cheese, shaved
                                          • ¼ cup Fresh parsley, minced


                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Preheat oven:
                                            Conventional oven: 350 °F.
                                            Convection oven: 325 °F.
                                          • Place onion, bell peppers and garlic in a medium stock pot uncovered. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes.
                                          • Add salt, pepper, celery salt, mushrooms, and thyme. Continue cooking one additional minute stirring constantly.
                                          • Add chicken broth and tomato paste to onion mixture. Stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and stir occasionally. Set aside for step 6.
                                          • Place about 3 lb 8 oz brown rice (2 qt 1 cup) in each steam table pan (12" x 20" x 4").
                                            For 25 servings, use 1 pan.
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                          • Pour about 9 lb 8 oz (1 gal 1 qt) chicken broth mixture in each steam table pan. Stir. Cover pans tightly.
                                          • Bake:
                                            Conventional oven: 350 °F for 45 minutes.
                                            Convection oven: 325 °F for 40 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Remove rice from oven.
                                          • Combine spinach, cranberries, and parmesan cheese in a large bowl. Fold 1 qt 1 cup (about 15 oz) spinach mixture into rice.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Garnish with parsley.
                                          • Serve 1½ cups (portion with 8 oz spoodle and 4 oz spoodle).

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Brown Rice Pilaf USDA Recipe for Adults in CACFP
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 ½ cup (8 oz and 4 oz spoodle))
                                          Calories 307
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 4g6%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 2mg1%
                                          Sodium 241mg10%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 70g23%
                                          Dietary Fiber 7g29%
                                          Total Sugars 8g9%
                                          Protein 12g24%
                                          Potassium 546mg16%
                                          Vitamin C 31mg38%
                                          Vitamin D 1IU7%
                                          Calcium 111mg11%
                                          Iron 7mg39%
                                          Vitamin A 79mcg
                                          * 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 onions: 1 lb 15 oz

                                          Fresh green bell peppers: 2 lb 1 oz

                                          Fresh mushrooms: 1 lb 1 oz

                                          Fresh spinach: 8 oz

                                          Marketing Guide 50 Servings:

                                          Fresh onions: 3 lb 14 oz

                                          Fresh green bell peppers: 4 lb 2 oz

                                          Fresh mushrooms: 2 lb 2 oz

                                          Fresh spinach: 1 lb

                                          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 1 gal 3 qt

                                          About 12 lb 13 oz/1 steam table pan

                                          (12" x 20" x 4")

                                          Yield / Volume 50 Servings:

                                          About 3 gal 2 qt

                                          About 25 lb 10 oz/2 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 4")