Korean Inspired Mac and Cheese with Reduced Sodium Reduced Fat Prepared Macaroni and Cheese with Whole Grain

Yield: 26 servings | Serving Size: 3 ounces Macaroni and Cheese, 3 mini meatballs, 1/4 vegetable blend
Child Nutrition: 2.5 meat/meat alternate, 1/2 oz. eq. grain, 1/4 cup vegetable (other)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup | Green onion, sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon | Ginger powder
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  • 3 cups | Snow peas, blanched, held cold
  • 2 cups | Red bell pepper, sliced
  • Optional garnish | Jalapeño, sliced
  • Optional garnish | Cilantro
  • Optional garnish | Sriracha sauce

Preparation

STEP 1

Heat Macaroni and Cheese in pouch on full steam until temperature reaches 165°F for 15 seconds.

STEP 2

Pour macaroni and cheese into half steam table pan and add 1 to 2 tablespoons Gochujang paste and 1/4 teaspoon ginger.  Cover and hold warm until service.

STEP 3

In steam table pan, combine teriyaki sauce, 1 tablespoon Gochujang paste and meatballs.  Cover and heat on full steam until meatballs reach 165°F for 15 seconds.

STEP 4

In a large bowl, toss coleslaw mix with lime juice, green onions and ginger.  Cover and keep cold until service.

STEP 5

To assemble, place 3 ounces seasoned macaroni and cheese in bowl.  Top with three meatballs, snow peas, red peppers and coleslaw; total of 1/4 cup vegetables.

STEP 6

Garnish with sliced jalapeño, cilantro and Sriracha sauce, if desired.


Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size3 ounces Macaroni and Cheese, 3 mini meatballs, 1/4 vegetable blend
  • Calories293 calories
  • Fat 15 grams
  • Sat. Fat 6 grams
  • Trans Fat 0 grams
  • Cholesterol 48 milligrams
  • Sodium 633 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates 24 grams
  • Dietary Fiber 2 grams
  • Sugars 3 grams
  • Protein 18 grams
  • Vitamin A 696 IU
  • Vitamin C 14 milligrams
  • Calcium 237 milligrams
  • Iron 2 milligrams

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