Brown Rice Pilaf USDA Recipe for Schools

Brown Rice Pilaf is a tasty and colorful medley that combines brown rice with bell peppers, spinach, herbs, spices, and dried cranberries.
NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION
¹⁄2 cup (No. 8 scoop) provides ¹⁄8 cup red/orange vegetable, ¹⁄8 cup dark green vegetable, and 1 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

50 Servings

    Weight

    • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
    • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
    • - - Garlic, minced
    • - - Salt
    • - - Black pepper, ground
    • - - OR
    • - - Ground white pepper
    • - - Celery salt
    • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • - - Fresh thyme
    • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
    • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
    • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
    • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
    • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

    Measure

    • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
    • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
    • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
    • - - OR
    • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
    • 2 tsp Celery salt
    • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
    • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
    • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
    • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
    • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
    • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

    100 Servings

      Weight

      • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
      • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
      • - - Garlic, minced
      • - - Salt
      • - - Black pepper, ground
      • - - OR
      • - - Ground white pepper
      • - - Celery salt
      • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
      • - - Fresh thyme
      • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
      • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
      • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
      • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
      • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
      • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

      Measure

      • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
      • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
      • 2 tsp Salt
      • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
      • - - OR
      • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
      • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
      • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
      • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil

      Quantity
       

      50 Servings

        Weight

        • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
        • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
        • - - Garlic, minced
        • - - Salt
        • - - Black pepper, ground
        • - - OR
        • - - Ground white pepper
        • - - Celery salt
        • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
        • - - Fresh thyme
        • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
        • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
        • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
        • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
        • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
        • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

        Measure

        • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
        • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
        • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
        • 1 tsp Salt
        • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
        • - - OR
        • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
        • 2 tsp Celery salt
        • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
        • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
        • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
        • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
        • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
        • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
        • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
        • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

        100 Servings

          Weight

          • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
          • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
          • - - Garlic, minced
          • - - Salt
          • - - Black pepper, ground
          • - - OR
          • - - Ground white pepper
          • - - Celery salt
          • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
          • - - Fresh thyme
          • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
          • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
          • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
          • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
          • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
          • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

          Measure

          • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
          • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
          • 2 tsp Salt
          • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
          • - - OR
          • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
          • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
          • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
          • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil

          Ingredients
           

          50 Servings

            Weight

            • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
            • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
            • - - Garlic, minced
            • - - Salt
            • - - Black pepper, ground
            • - - OR
            • - - Ground white pepper
            • - - Celery salt
            • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
            • - - Fresh thyme
            • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
            • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
            • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
            • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
            • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
            • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

            Measure

            • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
            • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
            • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
            • 1 tsp Salt
            • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
            • - - OR
            • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
            • 2 tsp Celery salt
            • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
            • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
            • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
            • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
            • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
            • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
            • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
            • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

            100 Servings

              Weight

              • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
              • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
              • - - Garlic, minced
              • - - Salt
              • - - Black pepper, ground
              • - - OR
              • - - Ground white pepper
              • - - Celery salt
              • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
              • - - Fresh thyme
              • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
              • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
              • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
              • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
              • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
              • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

              Measure

              • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
              • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
              • 2 tsp Salt
              • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
              • - - OR
              • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
              • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
              • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
              • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil

              Quantity
               

              50 Servings

                Weight

                • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                • - - Garlic, minced
                • - - Salt
                • - - Black pepper, ground
                • - - OR
                • - - Ground white pepper
                • - - Celery salt
                • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                • - - Fresh thyme
                • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                Measure

                • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                • 1 tsp Salt
                • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                • - - OR
                • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                • 2 tsp Celery salt
                • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                100 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                  • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                  • - - Garlic, minced
                  • - - Salt
                  • - - Black pepper, ground
                  • - - OR
                  • - - Ground white pepper
                  • - - Celery salt
                  • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                  • - - Fresh thyme
                  • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                  • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                  • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                  • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                  • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                  • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                  Measure

                  • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                  • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                  • 2 tsp Salt
                  • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                  • - - OR
                  • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                  • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                  • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                  • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  50 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                    • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                    • - - Garlic, minced
                    • - - Salt
                    • - - Black pepper, ground
                    • - - OR
                    • - - Ground white pepper
                    • - - Celery salt
                    • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                    • - - Fresh thyme
                    • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                    • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                    • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                    • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                    • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                    • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                    Measure

                    • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                    • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                    • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                    • 1 tsp Salt
                    • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                    • - - OR
                    • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                    • 2 tsp Celery salt
                    • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                    • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                    • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                    • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                    • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                    • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                    • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                    • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                    100 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                      • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                      • - - Garlic, minced
                      • - - Salt
                      • - - Black pepper, ground
                      • - - OR
                      • - - Ground white pepper
                      • - - Celery salt
                      • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                      • - - Fresh thyme
                      • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                      • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                      • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                      • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                      • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                      • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                      Measure

                      • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                      • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                      • 2 tsp Salt
                      • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                      • - - OR
                      • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                      • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                      • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                      • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil

                      Quantity
                       

                      50 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                        • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                        • - - Garlic, minced
                        • - - Salt
                        • - - Black pepper, ground
                        • - - OR
                        • - - Ground white pepper
                        • - - Celery salt
                        • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                        • - - Fresh thyme
                        • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                        • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                        • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                        • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                        • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                        • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                        Measure

                        • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                        • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                        • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                        • 1 tsp Salt
                        • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                        • - - OR
                        • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                        • 2 tsp Celery salt
                        • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                        • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                        • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                        • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                        • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                        • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                        • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                        • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                        100 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                          • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                          • - - Garlic, minced
                          • - - Salt
                          • - - Black pepper, ground
                          • - - OR
                          • - - Ground white pepper
                          • - - Celery salt
                          • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                          • - - Fresh thyme
                          • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                          • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                          • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                          • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                          • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                          • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                          Measure

                          • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                          • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                          • 2 tsp Salt
                          • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                          • - - OR
                          • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                          • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                          • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                          • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          50 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                            • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                            • - - Garlic, minced
                            • - - Salt
                            • - - Black pepper, ground
                            • - - OR
                            • - - Ground white pepper
                            • - - Celery salt
                            • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                            • - - Fresh thyme
                            • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                            • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                            • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                            • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                            • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                            • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                            Measure

                            • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                            • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                            • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                            • 1 tsp Salt
                            • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                            • - - OR
                            • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                            • 2 tsp Celery salt
                            • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                            • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                            • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                            • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                            • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                            • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                            • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                            • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                            100 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                              • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                              • - - Garlic, minced
                              • - - Salt
                              • - - Black pepper, ground
                              • - - OR
                              • - - Ground white pepper
                              • - - Celery salt
                              • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                              • - - Fresh thyme
                              • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                              • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                              • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                              • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                              • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                              • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                              Measure

                              • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                              • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                              • 2 tsp Salt
                              • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                              • - - OR
                              • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                              • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                              • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                              • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                              • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil

                              Quantity
                               

                              50 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                                • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                • - - Garlic, minced
                                • - - Salt
                                • - - Black pepper, ground
                                • - - OR
                                • - - Ground white pepper
                                • - - Celery salt
                                • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                • - - Fresh thyme
                                • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                                • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                                • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                                Measure

                                • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                                • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                                • 1 tsp Salt
                                • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                                • - - OR
                                • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                                • 2 tsp Celery salt
                                • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                                • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                                • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                                100 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                                  • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                  • - - Garlic, minced
                                  • - - Salt
                                  • - - Black pepper, ground
                                  • - - OR
                                  • - - Ground white pepper
                                  • - - Celery salt
                                  • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                  • - - Fresh thyme
                                  • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                  • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                  • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                  • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                                  • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                  • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                                  Measure

                                  • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                                  • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                                  • 2 tsp Salt
                                  • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                                  • - - OR
                                  • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                                  • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                  • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                                  • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                  • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  50 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                                    • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                    • - - Garlic, minced
                                    • - - Salt
                                    • - - Black pepper, ground
                                    • - - OR
                                    • - - Ground white pepper
                                    • - - Celery salt
                                    • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                    • - - Fresh thyme
                                    • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                    • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                                    • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                    • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                                    • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                    • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                                    Measure

                                    • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                                    • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                    • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                                    • 1 tsp Salt
                                    • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                                    • - - OR
                                    • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                                    • 2 tsp Celery salt
                                    • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                    • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                                    • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                    • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                    • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                    • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                                    • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                    • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                                    100 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                                      • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                      • - - Garlic, minced
                                      • - - Salt
                                      • - - Black pepper, ground
                                      • - - OR
                                      • - - Ground white pepper
                                      • - - Celery salt
                                      • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                      • - - Fresh thyme
                                      • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                      • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                      • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                      • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                                      • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                      • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                                      Measure

                                      • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                                      • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                                      • 2 tsp Salt
                                      • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                                      • - - OR
                                      • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                                      • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                      • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                                      • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                      • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      50 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 1 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                                        • 1 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                        • - - Garlic, minced
                                        • - - Salt
                                        • - - Black pepper, ground
                                        • - - OR
                                        • - - Ground white pepper
                                        • - - Celery salt
                                        • 8 oz *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                        • - - Fresh thyme
                                        • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                        • 1 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry parboil
                                        • 1 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                        • 10 oz Cranberries, dried
                                        • 4 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                        • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                                        Measure

                                        • 3 cups *Onions, fresh, diced ¹⁄4"
                                        • 3 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                        • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Garlic, minced
                                        • 1 tsp Salt
                                        • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                                        • - - OR
                                        • 1 tsp Ground white pepper
                                        • 2 tsp Celery salt
                                        • 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                        • 2 tsp Fresh thyme
                                        • 3 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                        • 1³⁄4 cups (approx. ¹⁄8 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                        • 1 qt 2¹⁄2 cups *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                        • 2 cups Cranberries, dried
                                        • 1¹⁄4 cups Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                        • ¹⁄4 cup Parsley, fresh, minced

                                        100 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 2 lb *Onions, fresh, diced ¼"
                                          • 2 lb *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                          • - - Garlic, minced
                                          • - - Salt
                                          • - - Black pepper, ground
                                          • - - OR
                                          • - - Ground white pepper
                                          • - - Celery salt
                                          • 1 lb *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                          • - - Fresh thyme
                                          • - - Low-sodium chicken broth
                                          • 2 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                          • 2 lb *Fresh spinach, chopped
                                          • 1 lb 4 oz Cranberries, dried
                                          • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, fresh, shaved
                                          • - - Parsley, fresh, minced

                                          Measure

                                          • 1 qt 2 cups *Onions, fresh diced ¼"
                                          • 1 qt 2 cups *Green bell peppers, fresh, diced
                                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Garlic. minced
                                          • 2 tsp Salt
                                          • 1 tsp Black pepper, ground
                                          • - - OR
                                          • 2 tsp Ground white pepper
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Celery salt
                                          • 1 qt 1 cup *Fresh mushrooms, sliced
                                          • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Fresh thyme
                                          • 1 gal 2 qt Low-sodium chicken broth
                                          • 3½ cups (approx. ¹⁄4 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboil
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Place onions, peppers, and garlic in a food processor. Blend ingredients until minced. Place onion mixture in a medium stock pot uncovered over medium heat for 1 minute.
                                          • Add salt, pepper, celery salt, mushrooms, and thyme. Continue cooking 1 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 5.
                                          • Place 1 qt brown rice (1 lb 9 oz) in each steam table pan (12" x 20" x 4").
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Pour 2 qt 1 cup (about 4 lb 10 oz) chicken broth mixture in each steam table pan. Stir. Cover pans tightly.
                                          • Bake:
                                            Conventional oven: 350 °F for 45 minutes.
                                            Convection oven: 350 °F for 40 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Remove rice from oven. Set aside for step 9.
                                          • Combine spinach, cranberries, and parmesan cheese 2¹⁄2 cups in a large bowl. Fold 1 qt 1 cup (about 15 oz) spinach mixture into rice.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.
                                          • Garnish with parsley.
                                          • Portion with No. 8 scoop (¹⁄2 cup).

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Brown Rice Pilaf USDA Recipe for Schools
                                          Amount Per Serving (0 ¹⁄2 cup (No. 8 scoop))
                                          Calories 150 Calories from Fat 18
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 2g3%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 2mg1%
                                          Sodium 187mg8%
                                          Potassium 132mg4%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 29g10%
                                          Dietary Fiber 3g13%
                                          Total Sugars 6g7%
                                          Protein 4g8%
                                          Vitamin D 0IU0%
                                          Calcium 44mg4%
                                          Iron 1mg6%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide
                                          50 Servings:

                                          Mature onions: 1 lb 2 oz

                                          Fresh green bell peppers: 1 lb 4 oz

                                          Mushrooms: 8 oz

                                          Spinach: 1 lb

                                          100 Servings:

                                          Mature onions: 2 lb 4 oz

                                          Fresh green bell peppers: 2 lb 8 oz

                                          Mushrooms: 1 lb

                                          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.
                                          Yield / Volume
                                          50 Servings:

                                          About 12 6 oz

                                          About 1 gal 2 qt ⅔ cup/2 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 4")

                                          100 Servings:

                                          About 24 lb 12 oz

                                          About 3 gal 1¹⁄3 cups/4 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 4")