Harvest Delight

50 servings (½ cup)


½ cup (4 fl oz spoodle or No. 8 scoop) provides:

  • ⅜ cup red/orange vegetable, ⅛ cup other vegetable, and ⅛ cup fruit.

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Harvest Delight

2 qt + 2 cup (3 lb)  Fresh carrots, ¼” slices
1 qt + 2 cups (3 lb)  Fresh sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed 1”
1 qt + 2⅔ cups (3 lb)  Fresh butternut squash, peeled, cubed ½”
3 cups + 2 Tbsp (1 lb)  Fresh red onions, diced
⅔ cup  Extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp  Sea salt
3 qt + 2⅔ cups (4 lb)  Fresh green apples, peeled, cubed ½” Note: Place apples in a bowl of water with a squirt of lemon juice to prevent them from browning. Drain when ready to use.
3 Tbsp  Fresh thyme, finely chopped
3 Tbsp  Fresh oregano, finely chopped
3 Tbsp  Fresh sage, finely chopped
2 Tbsp  Fresh rosemary, finely chopped
2 Tbsp + 1 tsp  Minced garlic
¼ cup + 1 Tbsp  Maple syrup
1 qt + 2 cups (11 oz)  Fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
⅓ cup (2 oz)  Dried cranberries, finely chopped

Harvest Delight Directions

  1. Place carrots in a perforated steam table pan (12” x 20” x 2 ½”). Cover and steam for 10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Toss carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, and onions with the oil and salt. Line sheet pan (18” x 26” x 1”) with parchment paper and spray with pan release spray. Spread vegetables evenly on sheet pan. For 50 servings, use 4 pans. Roast uncovered until tender and slightly browned. Turn vegetables midway through cooking: Conventional oven: 425 °F for 25 minutes. Convection oven: 425 °F for 18 minutes.
  3. Combine apples, thyme, oregano, sage, rosemary, and garlic.
  4. Remove vegetables from oven. Lower heat to 400 °F. Add apple mixture. Spread evenly. Roast uncovered until slightly tender: Conventional oven: 400 °F for 15 minutes. Convection oven: 400 °F for 10 minutes
  5. Remove vegetable/apple mixture from oven. Transfer to a steam table pan (12” x 20” x 2½”) lightly coated with pan release spray. For 50 servings use 2 pans.
  6. Drizzle with maple syrup and toss to coat. Roast until tender: Conventional oven: 400 °F for 8 minutes. Convection oven: 400 °F for 5 minutes. Critical Control Point: Heat to 135 °F or higher for at least 15 seconds.
  7. Remove vegetable/apple mixture from oven and gently toss in spinach. Mix in cranberries and serve.
  8. Critical Control Point: Hold for hot service at 135 °F or higher.
  9. Portion with 4 fl oz spoodle or No. 8 scoop (½ cup).


Source: Recipes for Healthy Kids: Cookbook for Schools (USDA).

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