Broccoli Bites USDA Recipe for Schools

These Broccoli Bites are a delicious combination of broccoli, bread crumbs, and low-fat cheese all baked together.
NSLP/SBP CREDITING INFORMATION
1 broccoli bite provides 1⁄2 cup vegetable.
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Ingredients
 

50 Servings

    Weight

    • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
    • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
    • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

    Measure

    • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
    • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
    • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

    100 Servings

      Weight

      • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
      • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
      • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
      • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

      Measure

      • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
      • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
      • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
      • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs

      Quantity
       

      50 Servings

        Weight

        • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
        • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
        • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
        • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

        Measure

        • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
        • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
        • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
        • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

        100 Servings

          Weight

          • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
          • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
          • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
          • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

          Measure

          • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
          • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
          • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
          • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs

          Ingredients
           

          50 Servings

            Weight

            • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
            • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
            • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
            • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

            Measure

            • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
            • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
            • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
            • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

            100 Servings

              Weight

              • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
              • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
              • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
              • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

              Measure

              • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
              • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
              • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
              • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs

              Quantity
               

              50 Servings

                Weight

                • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                Measure

                • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                100 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                  • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                  • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                  • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                  Measure

                  • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                  • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                  • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                  • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  50 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                    • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                    • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                    • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                    Measure

                    • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                    • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                    • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                    • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                    100 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                      • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                      • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                      • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                      Measure

                      • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                      • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                      • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                      • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs

                      Quantity
                       

                      50 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                        • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                        • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                        • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                        Measure

                        • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                        • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                        • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                        • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                        100 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                          • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                          • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                          • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                          Measure

                          • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                          • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                          • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                          • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          50 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                            • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                            • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                            • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                            Measure

                            • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                            • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                            • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                            • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                            100 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                              • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                              • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                              • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                              Measure

                              • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                              • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                              • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                              • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs

                              Quantity
                               

                              50 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                                Measure

                                • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                                100 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                  • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                  • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                  • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                                  Measure

                                  • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                  • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                  • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                  • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  50 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                    • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                    • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                    • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                                    Measure

                                    • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                    • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                    • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                    • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                                    100 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                      • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                      • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                      • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                                      Measure

                                      • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                      • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                      • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                      • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      50 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 9 lb 8 oz Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                        • 1 lb 8 oz Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                        • 3 lb 8 oz Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                        • 1 lb 14 oz Bread crumbs

                                        Measure

                                        • 3 gal 2 qt 2 cups Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                        • 1 qt 2 cups Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                        • 1 qt 3 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                        • 1 qt 3½ cups Bread crumbs

                                        100 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 19 lb Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                          • 3 lb Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                          • 7 lb Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                          • 3 lb 12 oz Bread crumbs

                                          Measure

                                          • 7 gal 1 qt Frozen broccoli, chopped
                                          • 3 qt Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
                                          • 3 qt 2 cups Frozen egg whites, thawed
                                          • 3 qt 3 cups Bread crumbs
                                          *See Marketing Guide

                                          Instructions
                                           

                                          • Combine broccoli, cheese, egg whites, and bread crumbs in a large bowl. Stir well.
                                          • Using a No. 6 scoop, portion 2⁄3 cup (about 4 oz) broccoli mixture onto a sheet pan (18" x 26" x 1") lined with parchment paper and lightly coated with pan-release spray.
                                            For 50 servings, use 2 pans.
                                            For 100 servings, use 4 pans.
                                          • Bake:
                                            Conventional oven: 375 °F for 25 minutes.
                                            Convection oven: 350 °F for 15 minutes.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Heat to 165 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
                                          • Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 140 °F or higher.
                                          • Serve 1 broccoli bite.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Broccoli Bites USDA Recipe for Schools
                                          Amount Per Serving (1 broccoli bite)
                                          Calories 142 Calories from Fat 27
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 3g5%
                                          Saturated Fat 2g13%
                                          Cholesterol 8mg3%
                                          Sodium 186mg8%
                                          Potassium 128mg4%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 19g6%
                                          Dietary Fiber 3g13%
                                          Total Sugars 2g2%
                                          Protein 12g24%
                                          Vitamin D 2IU13%
                                          Calcium 150mg15%
                                          Iron 1mg6%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide

                                          Notes

                                          Cooking Process #2: Same Day Service.
                                          Yield / Volume
                                          50 Servings:

                                          About 13 lb

                                          About 1 gal 2 qt 2 cups/50 broccoli bites

                                          100 Servings:

                                          About 26 lb

                                          About 3 gal 1 qt/100 broccoli bites