Beef Taco Pie USDA Recipe for Schools

Beef Taco Pie contains lean ground beef combined with salsa, tomato purée, brown rice, and spices then topped with cheese and baked.
NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION
1 piece (about 2" x 3³⁄4") provides 1.5 oz equivalent meat/meat alternate, ¹⁄4 cup red/orange vegetable, and 1.5 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

50 Servings

    Weights

    • - - Water
    • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
    • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
    • - - Chili powder
    • - - Ground cumin
    • - - Ground paprika
    • - - Onion powder
    • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
    • - - OR
    • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
    • - - Water
    • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
    • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
    • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
    • - - Water
    • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
    • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

    Measure

    • 2 qt 2 cups Water
    • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
    • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
    • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
    • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
    • tsp Ground paprika
    • tsp Onion powder
    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
    • - - OR
    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
    • cups Water
    • cup Brown sugar
    • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
    • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
    • 1 qt Water
    • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
    • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

    100 Servings

      Weight

      • - - Water
      • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
      • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
      • - - Chili powder
      • - - Ground cumin
      • - - Ground paprika
      • - - Onion powder
      • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
      • - - Water
      • - - Brown sugar
      • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
      • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
      • - - Water
      • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
      • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

      Measure

      • 1 gal 1 qt Water
      • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
      • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
      • ¼ cup Chili powder
      • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
      • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
      • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
      • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
      • 1 qt 1 cup Water
      • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
      • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
      • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
      • 2 qt Water
      • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
      • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

      Quantity
       

      50 Servings

        Weights

        • - - Water
        • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
        • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
        • - - Chili powder
        • - - Ground cumin
        • - - Ground paprika
        • - - Onion powder
        • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
        • - - OR
        • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
        • - - Water
        • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
        • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
        • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
        • - - Water
        • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
        • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

        Measure

        • 2 qt 2 cups Water
        • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
        • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
        • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
        • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
        • tsp Ground paprika
        • tsp Onion powder
        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
        • - - OR
        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
        • cups Water
        • cup Brown sugar
        • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
        • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
        • 1 qt Water
        • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
        • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

        100 Servings

          Weight

          • - - Water
          • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
          • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
          • - - Chili powder
          • - - Ground cumin
          • - - Ground paprika
          • - - Onion powder
          • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
          • - - Water
          • - - Brown sugar
          • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
          • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
          • - - Water
          • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
          • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

          Measure

          • 1 gal 1 qt Water
          • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
          • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
          • ¼ cup Chili powder
          • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
          • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
          • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
          • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
          • 1 qt 1 cup Water
          • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
          • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
          • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
          • 2 qt Water
          • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
          • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

          Ingredients
           

          50 Servings

            Weights

            • - - Water
            • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
            • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
            • - - Chili powder
            • - - Ground cumin
            • - - Ground paprika
            • - - Onion powder
            • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
            • - - OR
            • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
            • - - Water
            • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
            • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
            • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
            • - - Water
            • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
            • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

            Measure

            • 2 qt 2 cups Water
            • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
            • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
            • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
            • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
            • tsp Ground paprika
            • tsp Onion powder
            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
            • - - OR
            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
            • cups Water
            • cup Brown sugar
            • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
            • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
            • 1 qt Water
            • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
            • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

            100 Servings

              Weight

              • - - Water
              • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
              • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
              • - - Chili powder
              • - - Ground cumin
              • - - Ground paprika
              • - - Onion powder
              • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
              • - - Water
              • - - Brown sugar
              • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
              • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
              • - - Water
              • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
              • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

              Measure

              • 1 gal 1 qt Water
              • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
              • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
              • ¼ cup Chili powder
              • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
              • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
              • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
              • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
              • 1 qt 1 cup Water
              • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
              • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
              • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
              • 2 qt Water
              • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
              • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

              Quantity
               

              50 Servings

                Weights

                • - - Water
                • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                • - - Chili powder
                • - - Ground cumin
                • - - Ground paprika
                • - - Onion powder
                • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                • - - OR
                • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                • - - Water
                • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                • - - Water
                • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                Measure

                • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                • tsp Ground paprika
                • tsp Onion powder
                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                • - - OR
                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                • cups Water
                • cup Brown sugar
                • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                • 1 qt Water
                • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                100 Servings

                  Weight

                  • - - Water
                  • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                  • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                  • - - Chili powder
                  • - - Ground cumin
                  • - - Ground paprika
                  • - - Onion powder
                  • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                  • - - Water
                  • - - Brown sugar
                  • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                  • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                  • - - Water
                  • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                  • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                  Measure

                  • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                  • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                  • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                  • ¼ cup Chili powder
                  • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                  • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                  • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                  • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                  • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                  • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                  • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                  • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                  • 2 qt Water
                  • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                  • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                  Ingredients
                   

                  50 Servings

                    Weights

                    • - - Water
                    • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                    • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                    • - - Chili powder
                    • - - Ground cumin
                    • - - Ground paprika
                    • - - Onion powder
                    • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                    • - - OR
                    • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                    • - - Water
                    • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                    • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                    • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                    • - - Water
                    • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                    • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                    Measure

                    • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                    • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                    • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                    • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                    • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                    • tsp Ground paprika
                    • tsp Onion powder
                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                    • - - OR
                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                    • cups Water
                    • cup Brown sugar
                    • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                    • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                    • 1 qt Water
                    • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                    • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                    100 Servings

                      Weight

                      • - - Water
                      • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                      • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                      • - - Chili powder
                      • - - Ground cumin
                      • - - Ground paprika
                      • - - Onion powder
                      • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                      • - - Water
                      • - - Brown sugar
                      • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                      • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                      • - - Water
                      • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                      • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                      Measure

                      • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                      • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                      • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                      • ¼ cup Chili powder
                      • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                      • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                      • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                      • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                      • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                      • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                      • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                      • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                      • 2 qt Water
                      • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                      • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                      Quantity
                       

                      50 Servings

                        Weights

                        • - - Water
                        • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                        • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                        • - - Chili powder
                        • - - Ground cumin
                        • - - Ground paprika
                        • - - Onion powder
                        • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                        • - - OR
                        • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                        • - - Water
                        • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                        • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                        • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                        • - - Water
                        • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                        • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                        Measure

                        • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                        • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                        • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                        • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                        • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                        • tsp Ground paprika
                        • tsp Onion powder
                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                        • - - OR
                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                        • cups Water
                        • cup Brown sugar
                        • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                        • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                        • 1 qt Water
                        • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                        • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                        100 Servings

                          Weight

                          • - - Water
                          • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                          • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                          • - - Chili powder
                          • - - Ground cumin
                          • - - Ground paprika
                          • - - Onion powder
                          • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                          • - - Water
                          • - - Brown sugar
                          • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                          • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                          • - - Water
                          • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                          • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                          Measure

                          • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                          • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                          • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                          • ¼ cup Chili powder
                          • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                          • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                          • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                          • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                          • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                          • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                          • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                          • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                          • 2 qt Water
                          • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                          • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                          Ingredients
                           

                          50 Servings

                            Weights

                            • - - Water
                            • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                            • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                            • - - Chili powder
                            • - - Ground cumin
                            • - - Ground paprika
                            • - - Onion powder
                            • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                            • - - OR
                            • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                            • - - Water
                            • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                            • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                            • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                            • - - Water
                            • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                            • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                            Measure

                            • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                            • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                            • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                            • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                            • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                            • tsp Ground paprika
                            • tsp Onion powder
                            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                            • - - OR
                            • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                            • cups Water
                            • cup Brown sugar
                            • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                            • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                            • 1 qt Water
                            • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                            • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                            100 Servings

                              Weight

                              • - - Water
                              • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                              • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                              • - - Chili powder
                              • - - Ground cumin
                              • - - Ground paprika
                              • - - Onion powder
                              • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                              • - - Water
                              • - - Brown sugar
                              • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                              • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                              • - - Water
                              • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                              • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                              Measure

                              • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                              • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                              • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                              • ¼ cup Chili powder
                              • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                              • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                              • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                              • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                              • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                              • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                              • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                              • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                              • 2 qt Water
                              • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                              • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                              Quantity
                               

                              50 Servings

                                Weights

                                • - - Water
                                • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                • - - Chili powder
                                • - - Ground cumin
                                • - - Ground paprika
                                • - - Onion powder
                                • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                                • - - OR
                                • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                • - - Water
                                • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                                • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                                • - - Water
                                • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                Measure

                                • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                                • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                                • tsp Ground paprika
                                • tsp Onion powder
                                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                • - - OR
                                • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                • cups Water
                                • cup Brown sugar
                                • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                • 1 qt Water
                                • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                100 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • - - Water
                                  • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                  • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                  • - - Chili powder
                                  • - - Ground cumin
                                  • - - Ground paprika
                                  • - - Onion powder
                                  • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                  • - - Water
                                  • - - Brown sugar
                                  • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                  • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                                  • - - Water
                                  • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                  • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                  Measure

                                  • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                                  • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                  • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                  • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                  • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                  • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                                  • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                                  • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                  • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                                  • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                                  • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                  • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                  • 2 qt Water
                                  • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                  • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  50 Servings

                                    Weights

                                    • - - Water
                                    • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                    • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                    • - - Chili powder
                                    • - - Ground cumin
                                    • - - Ground paprika
                                    • - - Onion powder
                                    • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                                    • - - OR
                                    • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                    • - - Water
                                    • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                                    • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                    • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                                    • - - Water
                                    • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                    • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                    Measure

                                    • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                                    • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                    • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                    • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                    • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                                    • tsp Ground paprika
                                    • tsp Onion powder
                                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                    • - - OR
                                    • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                    • cups Water
                                    • cup Brown sugar
                                    • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                    • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                    • 1 qt Water
                                    • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                    • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                    100 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • - - Water
                                      • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                      • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                      • - - Chili powder
                                      • - - Ground cumin
                                      • - - Ground paprika
                                      • - - Onion powder
                                      • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                      • - - Water
                                      • - - Brown sugar
                                      • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                      • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                                      • - - Water
                                      • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                      • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                      Measure

                                      • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                                      • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                      • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                      • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                      • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                      • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                                      • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                                      • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                      • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                                      • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                                      • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                      • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                      • 2 qt Water
                                      • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                      • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      50 Servings

                                        Weights

                                        • - - Water
                                        • 3 lb 2 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                        • 5 lb 14 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                        • - - Chili powder
                                        • - - Ground cumin
                                        • - - Ground paprika
                                        • - - Onion powder
                                        • 2 oz Ancho chili powder
                                        • - - OR
                                        • 2 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                        • - - Water
                                        • 5⅓ oz Brown sugar
                                        • 2 lb 6 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                        • 2 lb 3 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                                        • - - Water
                                        • 1 lb 11 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                        • 1 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                        Measure

                                        • 2 qt 2 cups Water
                                        • 2 qt Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                        • 3 qt 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                        • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                        • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                                        • tsp Ground paprika
                                        • tsp Onion powder
                                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder
                                        • - - OR
                                        • ¼ cup 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                        • cups Water
                                        • cup Brown sugar
                                        • 1 qt ¼ cup 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                        • 1 qt 2 tsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                        • 1 qt Water
                                        • 18 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                        • 1 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                        100 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • - - Water
                                          • 6 lb 4 oz Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                          • 11 lb 12 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                          • - - Chili powder
                                          • - - Ground cumin
                                          • - - Ground paprika
                                          • - - Onion powder
                                          • 4 oz Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • 4 oz Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                          • - - Water
                                          • - - Brown sugar
                                          • 4 lb 12 oz Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                          • 4 lb 6 oz Canned low sodium salsa
                                          • - - Water
                                          • 3 lb 6 oz Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                          • 2 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                          Measure

                                          • 1 gal 1 qt Water
                                          • 1 gal Brown rice, long-grain, regular, dry, parboiled
                                          • 1 gal 2 qt ¼cup 1Tbsp 1 tsp Raw ground beef (no more than 10% fat)
                                          • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                          • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                          • 1 Tbsp Ground paprika
                                          • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                                          • ¾ cup Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • ¾ cup Mexican seasoning mix (See Notes Section)
                                          • 1 qt 1 cup Water
                                          • 1⅓ cups Brown sugar
                                          • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato puree
                                          • 2 qt ½ cup 1 Tbsp 1 tsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned low-sodium salsa
                                          • 2 qt Water
                                          • 36 each Whole-grain flour tortillas, 8" (1½ oz each)
                                          • 2 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded


                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Boil water.
                                          • Place 1 qt brown rice (1 lb 9 oz) in each steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2½").
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Pour boiling water (1 qt 1 cup per steam table pan) over brown rice. Stir. Cover pans tightly.
                                          • Bake:
                                            Conventional oven: 350 °F for 40 minutes.
                                            Convection oven: 325 °F for 40 minutes.
                                            Steamer: 5 lb pressure for 25 minutes.
                                          • Remove cooked rice from oven and let stand covered for 5 minutes. Stir rice.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.
                                          • Set aside for step 15.
                                          • Place ground beef in a large stock pot. Cook uncovered over medium–high heat for 5–8 minutes. Stir often until meat is well done.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Remove meat from heat. Drain beef in a colander. Return meat to heat.
                                          • Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, onion powder, 2 Tbsp ancho chili powder, and water. Heat uncovered over medium–high heat for 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set remaining ancho chili powder aside for step 17.
                                          • Set aside for step 16.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.
                                          • Pour 1 qt 2 cups (about 2 lb) cooked rice into a food processor on medium speed for 2–3 minutes or until rice has a smooth consistency. DO NOT OVERMIX. Set remaining rice aside for step 16.
                                          • Pour beef, pureed rice, and remaining rice into a commercial mixer (batch as needed). Using a paddle attachment, mix on low speed for 5–6 minutes. DO NOT OVERMIX. Set aside for step 18.
                                          • Combine remaining ancho chili powder, sugar, tomato purée, salsa, and water in a large bowl. Set aside for step 20.
                                          • Pour 3 qt 3 cups (about 5 lb 10 oz) rice and meat mixture into a steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2½") lightly coated with pan release spray. Press surface firmly until flat and even.
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Cut 9 tortillas in half for each pan. Line straight side of tortillas against edges of pan, and overlap remaining tortilla halves on top of rice and meat mixture.
                                          • Spread 1 qt 2 cups (about 2 lb 13 oz) tomato mixture on top of tortillas. Spread evenly.
                                          • Sprinkle 2 cups (about 8 oz) cheese over each pan.
                                          • Bake:
                                            Conventional oven: 350 °F for 30 minutes.
                                            Convection oven: 325 °F for 20 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.
                                          • Portion: Cut each pan 5 x 5 (25 pieces per pan).
                                            Serve 1 piece (about 2" x 3¾").

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Beef Taco Pie USDA Recipe for Schools
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 piece (about 2" x 3³⁄4"))
                                          Calories 271
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 8g12%
                                          Saturated Fat 3g19%
                                          Cholesterol 31mg10%
                                          Sodium 392mg17%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 39g13%
                                          Dietary Fiber 4g17%
                                          Total Sugars 5g6%
                                          Protein 16g32%
                                          Potassium 375mg11%
                                          Vitamin D 2IU13%
                                          Calcium 153mg15%
                                          Iron 5mg28%
                                          * 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.

                                          Notes

                                          Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.
                                          Mexican Seasoning Mix 3⁄4 Cup (About 4 1⁄2 oz)
                                          Combine 1 Tbsp dried oregano, 1 Tbsp garlic powder, 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon, 2 tsp sugar, 2 Tbsp chili powder, 1 Tbsp ground cumin, 1 Tbsp 2 tsp paprika, 1 Tbsp 2 tsp onion powder, 2 Tbsp dried minced onion, and 2 tsp salt.
                                          Yield / Volume 50 Servings:

                                          About 22 lb

                                          About 2 gal 3 qt/2 steam table pans

                                          (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2")

                                          Yield / Volume 100 Servings:

                                          About 44 lb

                                          About 5 gal 2 qt/4 steam table pans

                                          (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2")