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Southwestern Corn Salad Recipe

This cool, colorful, and crunchy salad recipe is perfect when fresh corn is in season, and you want to bring something fabulous.

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Melon Medley

A perfect dessert soup to make in July, when melons are at their sweetest. This makes a refreshing finish to a grilled meal.

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Taco & Burrito Fillings

When you want tacos but also want burritos the struggle is real! Our taco and burrito fillings make it simple to serve up.

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Ham, Swiss and Apple Wraps

This salad comes loaded with a refreshing mix of lettuce greens, ham, turkey breast, cheese and other fabulous toppings!

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Herbal Chicken Salad Sandwiches

The chicken is poached in the jasmine green tea, lending fresh, fragrant appeal to the chicken salad. Lovely served for a ladies luncheon.

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Chile-Garlic Edamame

Frozen edamame are a delicious and convenient way to get more protein into your diet. For this recipe, garlic and red pepper flakes.

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Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

This super easy cauliflower alfredo recipe is so deliciously rich and creamy, you will never believe it isn’t FULL OF heavy cream and calories!

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Cherry Couscous Pudding

Couscous replaces rice in this deliciously creamy dessert. Tart cherries and earthy cinnamon keep this pudding from getting too sweet.

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Italian Greens and Herb Salad

This Italian salad pairs nicely with Italian comfort food. You’ll love the homemade dressing! The homemade dressing is what makes it so good

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Three-Cheese Macaroni

Legendary mac and cheese is a must-have for big family events. This ultimate comfort food is a divine blend of cheddar, Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.

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Green Bean Casserole – Slimmed

Our slimmed down version of this classic offers the mushroom flavor, the sweet tang of onions, and the crunch you expect from Green Bean Casserole

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Creamy Chicken and Pasta

Rich, flavorful and laced with wine, this creamy chicken pasta is a family favorite. No one ever guesses it’s so quick and easy!

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Chilaquiles with Eggs

Southwest comfort recipe for breakfast with warm cheese, eggs, and whole grain tortillas developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Apple Berry Chicken Salad

Apple Berry Chicken Salad with fresh strawberries and walnuts developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Vegetarian Fried Rice with Edamame

Protein packed vegetarian fried rice with edamame developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Vegetable Frittata

This Vegetable Frittata is quick and easy to make, is packed with flavor and is perfect for enjoying any time of the day.

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Pork Afritada

Simple savory pork stew recipe with fresh carrots and potatoes developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Fiesta Burrito

The fiesta burrito recipe is a colorful vegetarian option developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Chef Becca’s Carrot Fries

These roasted carrots are seasoned to perfection with garlic, onion and Italian herbs. Easy and delicious!

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Parsley Buttered Potatoes

Freshly steamed potatoes are tossed with butter, garlic and fresh parsley for a savory vegetable side dish.

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Veggie Pinto Beans

These vegetarian pinto beans have lots of extra flavor from onion, garlic herbs and spices. A great side dish!

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Leprechaun Pancake Breakfast

A St. Patrick’s Day breakfast special that will surely bring you luck, this Leprechaun Pancake also delivers plenty of juicy fresh fruit.

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Pineapple Corn Rice

Roasted pineapple and corn add sweet flavor to brown rice. Use this recipe as a base for a BBQ bowl, or as a delicious side dish.

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BBQ Rice Bowl

This savory, sweet BBQ dish is really tasty with pinto beans and shredded pork served over roasted corn and pineapple rice.

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Baked Chicken with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Tired of your regular fried chicken? Try this cool recipe from Emmanuel Duverneau
which will definitely make you fall in love with chicken all over again!

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Crab Rangoon

This easy Crab Rangoon recipe can be baked, fried, or air fried. You can even make it ahead of time! This easy appetizer idea is perfect for feeding a crowd.

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Chicken and Lemon Pasta

Lemon Chicken Pasta is an easy 30-minute dinner. This chicken pasta tastes like a restaurant quality meal and the lemon cream sauce will win you over.

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Ice Cream Sandwich

We scream, you scream, we all scream for homemade ice cream sandwiches! Ice cream nestled between two tender cookies is hard to beat. Ice cream + Chocolate Chip Cookies? You’ve got to check this out!

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Turkey Burger with Avocado Oil and Bell Peppers

Mashing avocado into the turkey mixture helps prevent the meat from shrinking and drying out during cooking, which is why these stay awesomely juicy,they’re cooked all the way through.

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Garlic Bread

Here’s how to make the BEST garlic bread! Two classic garlic bread methods: toasted and crisped under the broiler, the other soft from being wrapped in aluminum foil and heated in the oven.

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Chicken Noodle Soup

During rainy days, wouldn’t it be nice to be slurping a bowl of your favorite chicken noodle soup? Here’s a new take on that classic that you must try!

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Sliders

Feeding a crowd for game day? Sliders are the no-stress way to keep everyone happy. Just be sure to make an extra batch…chicken and biscuit sliders will go FAST.

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Chicken Burrito

This mouthwatering chicken burrito recipe makes enough for two casseroles, so you can enjoy one today and freeze the other for a busy weeknight.

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Bruschetta Appetizer

Classic Italian appetizer that is easy to make at home. Toasted bread is topped with tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, garlic, and fresh basil. Use a high-quality balsamic vinegar for best results.

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Asian Pork Wrap with slaw

Wrap up pork and savory slaw for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Enjoy sandwich-style or use a knife and fork for neater eating.

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BBQ Chicken Pizza

Cheesy pizza with chicken, canned diced tomatoes, and BBQ sauce developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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Mac and Cheese

American classic macaroni and cheese recipe with a creamy cheddar and parmesan cheese sauce developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Popcorn Chicken and Mashed Potato Bowl

Homestyle popcorn chicken and mashed potato bowl recipe with cheese, corn, and gravy developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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Spaghetti and Mighty Marinara Sauce

Everyone’s favorite spaghetti pasta recipe with ground beef in marinara sauce developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Sweet and Sloppy Joe

Not so traditional Sloppy Joe recipe with sweet raisins and fresh onion and red bell peppers developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Turkey Bacon Wrap

Classic turkey bacon wrap recipe with whole grain tortilla developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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Beef Torta Sandwich

Spicy Mediterranean beef sandwich recipe on a whole grain roll with fresh jalapenos and cheese developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Curried Chicken Quinoa Salad Wrap

Curried chicken quinoa salad wrap recipe with Indian curry spices and dried cranberries developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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Thai Chicken Wrap

Simple Thai chicken wrap recipe with fresh vegetables paired with mint, basil, and cilantro developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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Buffalo Chicken Wrap

American classic spicy buffalo chicken wrapped with coleslaw in a whole grain-rich tortilla developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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White Bean Chili with Chicken

Recipe with chicken and white northern beans developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Southwestern chicken tortilla soup with black beans developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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Chili Con Carne

Protein packed chili with beans, beef, and fresh vegetables developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service menu planning.

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Recipe with the comforting taste of warm Louisiana spices developed by the California Culinary Centers for school food service and menu planning.

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