Bean & Cheese Pupusa with Curtido/Meal

Meal Components

  • 2 oz of Meat/Meat Alternates
  • 2 oz (eq) of Whole Grain-Rich
  • 0.5 Cups of Other
Bean & Cheese Pupusa
1 unit
4 1/2 oz.
Cabbage, raw
1 1/4 oz.
Carrots, raw
1/4 oz.
Water, tap, drinking
1/4 c., 2 tsp. 8 fl oz
Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw
1/4 oz.
Vinegar, distilled
1/4 cup 1/4 ounce
Water, tap, drinking
1/4 cup 8 fl oz 1/4 ounce
Peppers, jalapeno, raw
1/4 pepper
Salt, table
1/4 tsp.
Apple Slices
2 oz.
Apple, green, sliced, .5 cup, Field Fresh
2 oz.
8 oz.
Milk, nonfat, fluid, protein fortified, with added vitamin A (fat free and skim)
8 oz.

Food prep areas, Equipment, and utensils, to be used in recipe will be washed and sanitized prior to beginning the preparation and cooking. Assemble all ingredients, utensils, etc. to be used in recipe within easy reach of prep area so that food safety can be managed more effectively as well as better control of contamination and cross contamination.

Remove product from refrigerator using oldest pack date first.

CCP: Wash hands thoroughly before handling food, after handling contaminated food or objects, and before switching to another step where there is an opportunity for contamination. This applies as well to before and after glove use. Use clean pair of gloves when handling raw product.

Replace gloves after handling any other object.

Place the cabbage and carrots in a large heat-proof container. Pour the 2 gallons of boiling water into the container to cover the cabbage and carrots and set aside for about 5-10 minutes. Make sure all vegetables are covered. Drain in a colander, pressing out as much liquid as possible.

Return the cabbage and carrots to the bowl and toss with the remaining of the ingredients. Let set at room temperature for a couple hours if you like. Then chill and serve as an accompaniment to pupusas or as a side dish.

Cook’s note – Serrano chili may be substitued for jalapeno if desired.

CCP: Ensure cold food is held at a temperature below 41° F.

CORRECTIVE ACTION COLD FOOD: Any food item being served cold must be maintained at or below 41. In the event the temperature of the cold item rises above 41 it must be returned to a refrigerated or frozen atmosphere and temperature reduced to 41 or below.

CCP: Record time and internal temperature of completed recipe on daily log.

Heat Pupusa according to package directions and serve with 4.4oz of Curtido.

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