Bring-A-Meal (BAM) Menus


Menus for Hope Place

We've put together quick and easy recipes to serve women and children at Hope Place. These are our most requested and budget-friendly meals. For your convenience, we've included item numbers from Smart FoodService. You can shop online and choose a store location to pick up your food order. Minimum orders of $250.00 are required, but you can add any other food item to reach the minimum or shop in-store. Shop now.

Classic Chicken and Caesar Salad

Salad

 

Budget: $250.96

Ingredients:

  • 150 cups tightly packed chopped romaine lettuce ($36.75, 1 case, item #86646)
  • 30 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips ($110.25, 3 cases, item #26646)
  • 12-1/2 cups Parmesan cheese ($19.76, 1 unit, item #48353)
  • 12-1/2 cups seasoned croutons ($16.36, 4 units, item #20270)
  • 6-1/4 cups creamy Caesar dressing ($16.84, 1 gallon, item #44739)
  • garlic bread ($51.00, 10 units, item #78397)

Directions:

  • Cover plates with lettuce.
  • Top lettuce with all remaining ingredients except dressing.
  • Drizzle salad with dressing (if desired) just before serving.
  • Add a slice of garlic bread.

Broccoli and Beef Stir Fry

Broccoli

 

Budget: $191.11

Ingredients:

  • Kikkoman Teriyaki sauce ($13.18, 2 units, item #56752)
  • 1-1/2 cups and 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil ($4.79, item #02037)
  • 30 lbs. boneless beef top sirloin, cut into thin strips ($124.80, 3 units, item #76820) (when ordering online indicate in notes section that you need 30 lbs. - cuts of meat vary in size)
  • 50 cups broccoli florets ($24.90, 5 units, item #51711)
  • Basmati rice ($23.44, 1 case, item #35017)

Directions:

  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add beef; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Stir in broccoli and teriyaki sauce. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 to 8 minutes or until broccoli is tender-crisp.
  • Serve broccoli and beef over cooked rice

Garlic Chicken with Orzo

Garlic

 

Budget: $151.10

Ingredients:

  • 25 cups uncooked orzo pasta ($9.31, item #31757)
  • 3 cups and 2 tablespoons olive oil ($6.17, item #30646)
  • 50 cloves garlic ($8.79, item #48551)
  • 2 Tbsp. and 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper ($10.29, item #07837)
  • 50 large chicken breast cut into bite size pieces ($48.30, 2 units, item #23132) (if online ordering indicate in the note section to place the chicken in the cooler, so it is not frozen on pickup. If shopping in store day of event the shelter kitchen can defrost frozen chicken)
  • salt to taste
  • 1-1/2 cups and 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley ($5.07, item #71459)
  • 50 cups fresh spinach leaves ($9.58, 2 units, item #10327)
  • grated Parmesan cheese for topping ($19.09, item #78079)
  • broccoli florets ($34.50, 1 case, item #18303)

Directions:

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo pasta, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook the garlic and red pepper 1 minute, until garlic is golden brown. Stir in chicken, season with salt, and cook 2 to 5 minutes, until lightly browned and juices run clear. Reduce heat to medium, and mix in the parsley and cooked orzo. Place spinach in the skillet. Continue cooking 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted. Serve topped with Parmesan cheese.

Yakisoba with Chicken and Vegetables

Awesome Cafe Capsicum 2347311

 

Budget: $181.51

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp. sesame oil ($2.28, 1 unit, item #03853)
  • 1 cup and 1 Tbsp. canola oil ($7.49, 1 unit, item #34570)
  • 2 cups and 1 Tbsp. chili paste ($2.37, 1 unit, item #38387)
  • 33-1/2 cloves garlic, chopped ($6.36, 1 unit, item #48705)
  • 66-1/2 chicken breast halves - cut into 1-inch cubes ($71.37, 3 units, item #11301) (if online ordering indicate in the note section to place the chicken in the cooler, so it is not frozen on pickup. If shopping in-store day of the event the shelter kitchen can defrost frozen chicken)
  • 8-1/3 cups soy sauce ($5.49, 1 unit, item #30325)
  • 16-1/2 onion, sliced lengthwise into eighths ($7.74, 1 unit, item #48661)
  • 8-1/4 medium heads cabbage, coarsely chopped ($14.16, 8 units, item #22922)
  • 33-1/2 carrots, coarsely chopped ($3.97, 1 unit, item #52650)
  • 8-1/4 lb. soba noodles, cooked and drained ($10.28, 2 units, item #04311)
  • Fresh fruit, side of choice (approx. $50.00)

Directions:

  • In a large skillet combine sesame oil, canola oil and chili paste; stir-fry 30 seconds. Add garlic and stir fry an additional 30 seconds. Add chicken and 1/4 cup of the soy sauce and stir fry until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove mixture from pan, set aside, and keep warm.
  • In the emptied pan combine the onion, cabbage, and carrots. Stir-fry until cabbage begins to wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the remaining soy sauce, cooked noodles, and the chicken mixture to pan and mix to blend. Serve and enjoy!

Cheeseburger and Potato Salad

Bread Bun Burger 1639562

 

Budget: $188.06

Ingredients:

  • 100 hamburger patties ($98.00, 4 units, item #68711)
  • 100 hamburger buns ($16.32, 4 units, item #56237
  • 100 slices of cheese ($10.59, 1 unit, item #46481)
  • Dill pickles ($8.99, 1 unit, item #34422)
  • Ketchup ($3.78, 2 units, item #19649)
  • Mayonnaise ($8.68, 1 unit, item #35406)
  • Mustard ($3.18, 2 units, item #06672)
  • Potato salad ($38.52, 4 units, item # 65362)
  • Fresh fruit, side of choice (approx. $50.00)

Philly Cheese Steak and Fries

Bread Burger Delicious 1633544

 

Budget: $213.25

Ingredients:

  • 40 lbs. boneless beef top sirloin ($131.46, 3 units, item #76820) (when ordering online indicate in notes section that you need 40 lbs. - cuts of meat vary in size)
  • 13 large onions, sliced thin ($4.99, 1 unit, item #12440)
  • 13 green peppers, sliced thin ($8.07, 3 units, item #04597)
  • 100 soft sandwich rolls ($34.56, 8 units, item #84348)
  • Cheddar cheese sauce ($14.18, 2 units, item #12222)
  • French fries ($19.99, 1 unit, item #15867)

Directions:

  • In a large skillet combine sesame oil, canola oil and chili paste; stir-fry 30 seconds. Add garlic and stir fry an additional 30 seconds. Add chicken and 1/4 cup of the soy sauce and stir fry until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove mixture from pan, set aside, and keep warm.
  • Add oil to a large non-stick skillet. Saute onions and green peppers until the vegetables are cooked half way through. Add the sliced meat and cook until meat browns slightly and is cooked through.
  • Scoop meat mixture onto sandwich rolls, and top with cheese.

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Bread Cheese Close Up 821365

 

Budget: $215.00

Ingredients:

  • 100 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves ($120.00, 3 cases, item #17934) (if online ordering indicate in the note section to place the chicken in the cooler, so it is not frozen on pickup. If shopping in-store day of the event the shelter kitchen can defrost frozen chicken)
  • 2 Tbsp. and 1/4 Tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground black pepper
  • 150 slices Swiss cheese ($9.99, 1 unit, item #46500)
  • 100 slices cooked ham ($30.48, 1 case, item #64754) 
  • 12-1/2 cups seasoned bread crumbs ($6.09, 1 unit, item #35119)
  • Fresh fruit or steamed vegetable, side of choice (approx. $50.00)

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 7x11 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Pound chicken breasts to 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle each piece of chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Place 1 cheese slice and 1 ham slice on top of each breast. Roll up each breast, and secure with a toothpick. Place in a baking dish, and sprinkle chicken evenly with bread crumbs.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from oven, and place 1/2 cheese slice on top of each breast. Return to oven for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  • Remove toothpicks, and serve immediately.

Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

Bake Baked Basil 236798

 

Budget: $195.14

Ingredients:

  • 50 large chicken breasts ($48.30, 2 units, item #23132) (if online ordering indicate in the note section to place the chicken in the cooler, so it is not frozen on pickup. If shopping in store day of event the shelter kitchen can defrost frozen chicken)
  • 75 lb. Russet potatoes ($15.10, 5 units, item #97183)
  • 25 boxes of Stove Top stuffing mix, chicken flavor ($33.27, 3 units, item #07874)
  • 37 1/2 cans cream of mushroom soup ($36.72, 8 units, item #34877)
  • 25 yellow onions ($7.33, item #18219)
  • Salt
  • Black pepper 
  • 25 Tbsp. butter ($3.00, item #13613)
  • 25 Tbsp. milk ($1.42, item #26904)
  • Fresh fruit or steamed vegetable, side of choice (approx. $50.00)

Directions:

  • Boil potatoes until soft. While potatoes are cooking, saute onion in a skillet with butter. At the same time, cook the raw chicken in the oven at 350 degrees F until slightly pink and tender. Shred the chicken or cut into cubes.
  • Next, beat the potatoes and slowly add butter, milk, salt, and pepper, and then add the onion and shredded chicken pieces. Pour this mixture into a large casserole dish.
  • Top the potato, onion, and chicken mixture with cream of mushroom soup. Follow the directions on the box to prepare the stuffing. Spoon stuffing on top and bake in the oven at 350 degrees F until stuffing begins to brown.


Menus for Riverton Place

We've put together quick and easy recipes to serve men at Riverton Place. These are our most requested and budget-friendly meals. For your convenience, we've included item numbers from Smart FoodService. You can shop online and choose a store location to pick up your food order. Minimum orders of $250.00 are required, but you can add any other food item to reach the minimum or shop in-store. Shop now.

Baked Potato Bar

Potato


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Chicken Fettuccine

Chicken Cooking Cuisine 2697229


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Meatball Subs

Sandwich


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Do you have questions about BAM? Get in touch with Lori — lschupbach@ugm.org or (206) 556-5912.

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