Fruit & Veggie Patch Bento Box

Category: Entree

Portion Size: 1 Meal

Meal Components: 2 oz eq M/MA; 2 oz eq grain, 1 cup vegetable (other vegetable), 1 cup fruit, 1 cup milk


Brown Rice Standardized Recipe

1 Serving

Hummus, prepared (2 oz eq M/MA)4 oz1/2 cup
Whole grain-rich corn tortilla chips (2 oz eq grain)2 oz
Cucumber, fresh, sliced, unpeeled1 cup
Strawberries, whole, tops removed1 cup
Chocolate milk, fat-free1 cup


Serve in a bag or box:

1. Place all items in a bag or box. 

HACCP: Serve at 140°F or colder. 

USDA Regulation Helpful Hint:
Offer versus Serve:
• Students must select 3 of the 5 planned components
o One of the choices must be at least a ½ cup serving of the fruits or vegetables component
• If only three components are selected, and two of these are fruit and vegetable, the student may only select the ½ cup portion for the
fruit OR vegetable.

Nutrients Per One Serving

Calories 794 kcal
Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 944 mg
Sugar 30 g
Total Fat 33 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrate 103 g
Total Dietary Fiber 14 g
Protein 22 g
Vitamin A 1,189 IU
Calcium 416 mg
Vitamin C 171 mg
Iron 5 mg


Components Per One Serving

Meat/Meat ALT Grain Vegetable(s) Fruit Milk
2 oz. eq. 2 oz. eq. 1 cup(s) 1 cup(s) 1 cup(s)


Vegetable Subgroups

Dark Green Red/Orange Legumes Starchy Other
0 oz. eq. 0 oz. eq. 0 cup(s) 0 cup(s) 1 cup(s)