Recipe Library — Professional

Puréed Barbecue Beef Sandwich

5 Servings
Photo of Puréed Barbecue Beef Sandwich Packaging

For lunch or dinner, this sweet and tangy sandwich will leave your patients wanting more.

Ingredients

10 slices (1 oz) White bread, sliced with crust removed

20 fl oz Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Thickened Water Mildly Thick (Nectar)

1 can (15 oz) Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added

Serving Size

#10 scoop of Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added

2 slices of prepared PU4 Bread

Directions

1. Prepare PU4 Bread: Place bread slices on a sheet pan in an even layer. Pour Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Thickened Water Mildly Thick (Nectar) over bread. Cover with plastic film and refrigerate. Allow bread to thoroughly soak for 2–4 hours or overnight.

2. Place Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added in a baking pan. Cover and heat in steamer to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).*

*ALTERNATIVE METHOD: May heat in sauce pan on cook top to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).

3. Test Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée–Smoke Flavor Added and prepared PU4 Bread per IDDSI Testing Methods (Puréed Diet, PU4) using the Fork Drip Test and Spoon Tilt Test. Refer to IDDSI.org for details.

4. To serve, place 1 slice of prepared PU4 Bread on bottom of serving dish. Top with #10 scoop of Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée–Smoke Flavor Added and remaining slice of prepared (PU4) Bread. May form as an open-faced sandwich, if desired. Serve immediately.

5. Discard any unused portions of prepared recipe

Presentation Suggestions

1. Cut prepared PU4 Bread into a round or other appealing shapes before soaking. Serve 2 slices per serving. Place 1 slice on bottom of serving dish and another slice to top sandwich. May form as an open-faced sandwich, if desired.

2. Meat is thickened for piping presentation. Before heating, add 1 Tbsp of Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener per 15 oz (or 1 can) of Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée—Smoke Flavor Added. Heat and hold as instructed above.

3. Barbecue sauce is added and thickened for piping presentation. Add 2 Tbsp of Thick-It® Original Food & BeverageThickener per 1/2 cup of prepared barbecue sauce in a sauce pan. Mix well. Heat sauce on cook top to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds (CCP). Stir. Hold at 140°F or higher until service (CCP).

4. Pipe ingredients separately using heat resistant pastry bag and piping tips. Pipe Thick-It® Beef in Barbecue Sauce Purée – Smoke Flavor Added onto bottom slice of prepared PU4 Bread. Top with remaining slice. Pipe thickened BBQ sauce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Calories 321
Protein 19.39 g
Total Carbohydrates 35.30 g
Total Fat 10.99 g
Sodium 767.88 mg
Cholesterol 43 mg

Bring more variety to mealtime with these tasty favorites from the entire recipe guide.
Download Now