Palm Beach County unveils new school lunch menus

Posted at 5:44 AM, Aug 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-10 05:52:50-04

Students in Palm Beach County will see new lunch options as they head back to school Aug. 15.

Some of the new additions include: 

• Asian green beans
• Spanish rice
• Beef and bean fiesta burrito
• Italian sub combo (freshly-made sub with baked chips)
• Ham and cheese sub combo (freshly-made sub with baked chips)
• Turkey and cheese sub combo (freshly-made sub with baked chips)
• Pepper jack mini-cheeseburger twins
• Romaine lettuce will replace iceberg lettuce in salads to increase nutritional value

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School employees took a taste test on Tuesday to sample the new menu.

The school district is also expanding its supper program, which provides a free meal to students in aftercare programs.

Free breakfast is also available to all Palm Beach County students regardless of need.

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