Turkey and Beef Macaroni USDA Recipe for Schools

Lean ground turkey and beef are blended into tomato sauce with tomatoes and onions, then combined with whole-grain macaroni and sprinkled with cheese.
NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION
1 cup (8 fl oz spoodle) provides 2 oz equivalent meat/meat alternate, ¹⁄2 cup vegetable, and 1 oz equivalent grains.
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Ingredients
 

50 Servings

    Weight

    • - - Water
    • - - Salt
    • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
    • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
    • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
    • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
    • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
    • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
    • - - Ground black or white pepper
    • - - Garlic powder
    • - - Chili powder
    • - - Ground Cumin
    • - - Paprika
    • - - Onion powder
    • - - Ancho chili powder
    • - - OR
    • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
    • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

    Measure

    • 3 gal Water
    • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
    • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
    • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
    • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
    • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
    • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
    • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
    • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
    • tsp Ground black or white pepper
    • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
    • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
    • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
    • tsp Paprika
    • tsp Onion powder
    • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
    • - - OR
    • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
    • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

    100 Servings

      Weight

      • - - Water
      • - - Salt
      • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
      • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
      • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
      • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
      • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
      • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
      • - - Ground black or white pepper
      • - - Garlic powder
      • - - Chili powder
      • - - Ground cumin
      • - - Paprika
      • - - Onion powder
      • - - Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
      • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

      Measure

      • 6 gal Water
      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
      • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
      • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
      • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
      • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
      • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
      • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
      • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
      • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
      • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
      • ¼ cup Chili powder
      • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
      • 1 Tbsp Paprika
      • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
      • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
      • - - OR
      • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
      • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

      Quantity
       

      50 Servings

        Weight

        • - - Water
        • - - Salt
        • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
        • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
        • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
        • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
        • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
        • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
        • - - Ground black or white pepper
        • - - Garlic powder
        • - - Chili powder
        • - - Ground Cumin
        • - - Paprika
        • - - Onion powder
        • - - Ancho chili powder
        • - - OR
        • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
        • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

        Measure

        • 3 gal Water
        • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
        • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
        • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
        • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
        • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
        • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
        • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
        • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
        • tsp Ground black or white pepper
        • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
        • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
        • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
        • tsp Paprika
        • tsp Onion powder
        • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
        • - - OR
        • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
        • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

        100 Servings

          Weight

          • - - Water
          • - - Salt
          • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
          • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
          • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
          • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
          • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
          • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
          • - - Ground black or white pepper
          • - - Garlic powder
          • - - Chili powder
          • - - Ground cumin
          • - - Paprika
          • - - Onion powder
          • - - Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
          • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

          Measure

          • 6 gal Water
          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
          • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
          • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
          • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
          • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
          • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
          • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
          • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
          • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
          • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
          • ¼ cup Chili powder
          • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
          • 1 Tbsp Paprika
          • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
          • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
          • - - OR
          • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
          • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

          Ingredients
           

          50 Servings

            Weight

            • - - Water
            • - - Salt
            • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
            • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
            • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
            • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
            • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
            • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
            • - - Ground black or white pepper
            • - - Garlic powder
            • - - Chili powder
            • - - Ground Cumin
            • - - Paprika
            • - - Onion powder
            • - - Ancho chili powder
            • - - OR
            • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
            • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

            Measure

            • 3 gal Water
            • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
            • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
            • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
            • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
            • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
            • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
            • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
            • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
            • tsp Ground black or white pepper
            • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
            • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
            • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
            • tsp Paprika
            • tsp Onion powder
            • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
            • - - OR
            • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
            • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

            100 Servings

              Weight

              • - - Water
              • - - Salt
              • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
              • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
              • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
              • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
              • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
              • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
              • - - Ground black or white pepper
              • - - Garlic powder
              • - - Chili powder
              • - - Ground cumin
              • - - Paprika
              • - - Onion powder
              • - - Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
              • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

              Measure

              • 6 gal Water
              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
              • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
              • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
              • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
              • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
              • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
              • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
              • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
              • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
              • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
              • ¼ cup Chili powder
              • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
              • 1 Tbsp Paprika
              • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
              • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
              • - - OR
              • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
              • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

              Quantity
               

              50 Servings

                Weight

                • - - Water
                • - - Salt
                • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                • - - Ground black or white pepper
                • - - Garlic powder
                • - - Chili powder
                • - - Ground Cumin
                • - - Paprika
                • - - Onion powder
                • - - Ancho chili powder
                • - - OR
                • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                Measure

                • 3 gal Water
                • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                • tsp Paprika
                • tsp Onion powder
                • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                • - - OR
                • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                100 Servings

                  Weight

                  • - - Water
                  • - - Salt
                  • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                  • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                  • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                  • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                  • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                  • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                  • - - Garlic powder
                  • - - Chili powder
                  • - - Ground cumin
                  • - - Paprika
                  • - - Onion powder
                  • - - Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                  • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                  Measure

                  • 6 gal Water
                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                  • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                  • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                  • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                  • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                  • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                  • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                  • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                  • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                  • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                  • ¼ cup Chili powder
                  • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                  • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                  • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                  • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                  • - - OR
                  • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                  • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  50 Servings

                    Weight

                    • - - Water
                    • - - Salt
                    • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                    • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                    • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                    • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                    • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                    • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                    • - - Ground black or white pepper
                    • - - Garlic powder
                    • - - Chili powder
                    • - - Ground Cumin
                    • - - Paprika
                    • - - Onion powder
                    • - - Ancho chili powder
                    • - - OR
                    • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                    • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                    Measure

                    • 3 gal Water
                    • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                    • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                    • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                    • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                    • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                    • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                    • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                    • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                    • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                    • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                    • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                    • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                    • tsp Paprika
                    • tsp Onion powder
                    • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                    • - - OR
                    • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                    • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                    100 Servings

                      Weight

                      • - - Water
                      • - - Salt
                      • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                      • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                      • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                      • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                      • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                      • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                      • - - Garlic powder
                      • - - Chili powder
                      • - - Ground cumin
                      • - - Paprika
                      • - - Onion powder
                      • - - Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                      • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                      Measure

                      • 6 gal Water
                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                      • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                      • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                      • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                      • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                      • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                      • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                      • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                      • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                      • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                      • ¼ cup Chili powder
                      • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                      • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                      • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                      • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                      • - - OR
                      • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                      • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                      Quantity
                       

                      50 Servings

                        Weight

                        • - - Water
                        • - - Salt
                        • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                        • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                        • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                        • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                        • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                        • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                        • - - Ground black or white pepper
                        • - - Garlic powder
                        • - - Chili powder
                        • - - Ground Cumin
                        • - - Paprika
                        • - - Onion powder
                        • - - Ancho chili powder
                        • - - OR
                        • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                        • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                        Measure

                        • 3 gal Water
                        • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                        • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                        • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                        • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                        • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                        • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                        • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                        • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                        • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                        • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                        • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                        • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                        • tsp Paprika
                        • tsp Onion powder
                        • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                        • - - OR
                        • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                        • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                        100 Servings

                          Weight

                          • - - Water
                          • - - Salt
                          • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                          • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                          • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                          • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                          • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                          • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                          • - - Garlic powder
                          • - - Chili powder
                          • - - Ground cumin
                          • - - Paprika
                          • - - Onion powder
                          • - - Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                          • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                          Measure

                          • 6 gal Water
                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                          • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                          • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                          • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                          • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                          • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                          • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                          • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                          • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                          • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                          • ¼ cup Chili powder
                          • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                          • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                          • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                          • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                          • - - OR
                          • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                          • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          50 Servings

                            Weight

                            • - - Water
                            • - - Salt
                            • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                            • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                            • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                            • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                            • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                            • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                            • - - Ground black or white pepper
                            • - - Garlic powder
                            • - - Chili powder
                            • - - Ground Cumin
                            • - - Paprika
                            • - - Onion powder
                            • - - Ancho chili powder
                            • - - OR
                            • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                            • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                            Measure

                            • 3 gal Water
                            • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                            • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                            • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                            • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                            • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                            • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                            • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                            • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                            • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                            • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                            • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                            • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                            • tsp Paprika
                            • tsp Onion powder
                            • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                            • - - OR
                            • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                            • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                            100 Servings

                              Weight

                              • - - Water
                              • - - Salt
                              • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                              • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                              • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                              • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                              • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                              • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                              • - - Ground black or white pepper
                              • - - Garlic powder
                              • - - Chili powder
                              • - - Ground cumin
                              • - - Paprika
                              • - - Onion powder
                              • - - Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                              • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                              Measure

                              • 6 gal Water
                              • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                              • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                              • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                              • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                              • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                              • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                              • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                              • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                              • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                              • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                              • ¼ cup Chili powder
                              • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                              • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                              • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                              • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                              • - - OR
                              • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                              • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                              Quantity
                               

                              50 Servings

                                Weight

                                • - - Water
                                • - - Salt
                                • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                                • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                • - - Garlic powder
                                • - - Chili powder
                                • - - Ground Cumin
                                • - - Paprika
                                • - - Onion powder
                                • - - Ancho chili powder
                                • - - OR
                                • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                                • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                Measure

                                • 3 gal Water
                                • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                                • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                                • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                                • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                                • tsp Paprika
                                • tsp Onion powder
                                • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                                • - - OR
                                • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                                • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                100 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • - - Water
                                  • - - Salt
                                  • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                  • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                  • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                  • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                  • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                  • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                                  • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                  • - - Garlic powder
                                  • - - Chili powder
                                  • - - Ground cumin
                                  • - - Paprika
                                  • - - Onion powder
                                  • - - Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                  • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                  Measure

                                  • 6 gal Water
                                  • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                                  • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                  • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                  • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                  • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                                  • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                  • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                  • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                                  • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                                  • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                  • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                  • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                  • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                                  • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                                  • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                                  • - - OR
                                  • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                  • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  50 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • - - Water
                                    • - - Salt
                                    • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                    • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                    • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                    • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                    • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                    • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                                    • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                    • - - Garlic powder
                                    • - - Chili powder
                                    • - - Ground Cumin
                                    • - - Paprika
                                    • - - Onion powder
                                    • - - Ancho chili powder
                                    • - - OR
                                    • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                                    • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                    Measure

                                    • 3 gal Water
                                    • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                                    • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                    • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                    • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                    • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                                    • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                    • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                    • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                                    • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                    • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                    • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                    • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                                    • tsp Paprika
                                    • tsp Onion powder
                                    • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                                    • - - OR
                                    • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                                    • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                    100 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • - - Water
                                      • - - Salt
                                      • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                      • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                      • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                      • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                      • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                      • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                                      • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                      • - - Garlic powder
                                      • - - Chili powder
                                      • - - Ground cumin
                                      • - - Paprika
                                      • - - Onion powder
                                      • - - Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                      • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                      Measure

                                      • 6 gal Water
                                      • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                                      • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                      • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                      • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                      • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                                      • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                      • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                      • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                                      • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                                      • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                      • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                      • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                      • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                                      • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                                      • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                                      • - - OR
                                      • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                      • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      50 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • - - Water
                                        • - - Salt
                                        • 3 lb 2 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                        • 5 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                        • 3 lb 8 oz Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                        • 14 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                        • 3 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 3 lb 3 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                        • - - Beef stock, non–MSG
                                        • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                        • - - Garlic powder
                                        • - - Chili powder
                                        • - - Ground Cumin
                                        • - - Paprika
                                        • - - Onion powder
                                        • - - Ancho chili powder
                                        • - - OR
                                        • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see notes)
                                        • 14 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                        Measure

                                        • 3 gal Water
                                        • 1 Tbsp 1 tsp Salt
                                        • 2 qt 3½ cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                        • 2 qt 2 cups Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                        • 1 qt 3 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                        • 2⅔ cups 2½ tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                                        • 1 qt 1 cup 3 Tbsp (approx. ½ No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                        • 1 qt 2 cups 2 Tbsp (½ No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                        • 2 qt Beef stock, non–MSG
                                        • tsp Ground black or white pepper
                                        • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                        • 2 Tbsp Chili powder
                                        • 1 Tbsp 1½ tsp Ground cumin
                                        • tsp Paprika
                                        • tsp Onion powder
                                        • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili powder (see notes)
                                        • - - OR
                                        • 2 Tbsp Mexican seasoning mix
                                        • cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                        100 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • - - Water
                                          • - - Salt
                                          • 6 lb 4 oz Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                          • 10 lb Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                          • 7 lb Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                          • 1 lb 12 oz *Fresh onions, chopped
                                          • 6 lb Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 6 lb 6 oz Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                          • - - Beef stock, non-MSG
                                          • - - Ground black or white pepper
                                          • - - Garlic powder
                                          • - - Chili powder
                                          • - - Ground cumin
                                          • - - Paprika
                                          • - - Onion powder
                                          • - - Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • - - Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                          • 1 lb 12 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

                                          Measure

                                          • 6 gal Water
                                          • 2 Tbsp 2 tsp Salt
                                          • 1 gal 1 qt 3 cups Whole grain elbow macaroni
                                          • 1 gal 1 qt Raw ground turkey (no more than 15% fat)
                                          • 3 qt 2 cups Raw ground beef (no more than 15% fat)
                                          • 1 qt 1⅓ cups 1 Tbsp 2 tsp *Fresh onions, chopped
                                          • 2 qt 2¼ cups 2 Tbsp (approx. 1 No. 10 can) Canned no-salt-added tomato paste
                                          • 3 qt ¼ cup (1 No. 10 can) Canned diced tomatoes, no-salt-added, undrained
                                          • 1 gal Beef stock, non-MSG
                                          • 1 Tbsp Ground black or white pepper
                                          • 2 Tbsp Garlic powder
                                          • ¼ cup Chili powder
                                          • 3 Tbsp Ground cumin
                                          • 1 Tbsp Paprika
                                          • 1 Tbsp Onion powder
                                          • ¼ cup Ancho chili powder
                                          • - - OR
                                          • ¼ cup Mexican seasoning mix (see Notes)
                                          • 1 qt 3 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Heat water to a rolling boil.
                                          • Add salt.
                                          • Slowly add macaroni. Stir constantly until water boils again. Cook about 8 minutes or until al dente. Stir occasionally. DO NOT OVERCOOK. Drain well. Set aside for step 8.
                                          • Place ground turkey and ground beef in a large stockpot. Heat over high heat uncovered 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 and turkey in a colander. Return meat to heat.
                                          • Add onions. Heat uncovered for 5 minutes.
                                          • Add tomato paste, diced tomatoes, beef stock, spices,and macaroni. Heat uncovered over medium heat for 5–10 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Pour 1 gal 3 qt 2 cup (about 11 lb 10 oz) turkey and beef macaroni into a steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2").
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Sprinkle 1³⁄4 cup (about 7 oz) shredded cheese evenly over each pan.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Portion with 8 fl oz spoodle (1 cup).

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Turkey and Beef Macaroni USDA Recipe for Schools
                                          Amount Per Serving 1 cup (8 fl oz spoodle)
                                          Calories 230 Calories from Fat 45
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 5g8%
                                          Saturated Fat 2g13%
                                          Cholesterol 34mg11%
                                          Sodium 377mg16%
                                          Potassium 453mg13%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 29g10%
                                          Dietary Fiber 5g21%
                                          Total Sugars 5g6%
                                          Protein 19g38%
                                          Vitamin D 1IU7%
                                          Calcium 120mg12%
                                          Iron 4mg22%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide
                                          50 Servings:

                                          Mature onions: 1 lb

                                          100 Servings:

                                          Mature onions: 2 lb

                                          Notes

                                          Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.
                                          Mexican Seasoning Mix ³⁄4 Cup (About 4¹⁄2 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 23 lb 4 oz

                                          About 2 gal 3 qt 2¹⁄2 cups/2 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2")

                                          100 Servings:

                                          About 46 lb 8 oz

                                          About 5 gal 3 qt 1 cup/4 steam table pans (12" x 20" x 2¹⁄2")