Basil Boss® pizza crust is more than just a crust with sauce. It’s an open canvas to create the ideal pizza your students will crave. It’s a crust made of the finest whole grain honey wheat flour that is hand-pressed then par baked with no proofing required for prep. We top the crust with our premium marinara sauce allowing you to create your masterpiece.
Hard Bid Specification
Crust, Par-baked, Honey Wheat, Whole Grain, 6 1/2” round, Pre-Sauced. Each 6 1/2” round must provide minimum 3oz grain equivalent and tomato sauce 1/8th c red/orange vegetable, provide minimum 4g fiber; must be able to cook from frozen or thawed state; and provide individual serving pizza boxes.
Approved Brand: Basil Boss 121064, Packed 112ct/3.0oz each.
6 & 1/2" Honey Wheat Whole Grain Crust
Whole wheat flour (enriched with niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), enriched wheat flour (enriched with niacin, iron, thiamin, mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, enzymes), water, soybean oil, honey, salt, yeast, baking powder.
Contains: Wheat, Soy and Gluten
Pizza Sauce/Tomato Sauce 1.5oz
Tomatoes (crushed/peeled), tomato puree, salt, citric acid, pizza sauce (tomatoes, salt, basil, citric acid), water, seasonings (salt, sugar, spices, garlic).
Handling and Cooking Instructions:
Frozen 6 months
For best results prepare in a convection oven from thawed state.
From Thawed State:
Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes.
Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes with 0% humidity.
Bake at 465° for 2 minutes and 45 seconds.
From Frozen State:
From frozen state, bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes, with 10% humidity.
Each Basil Boss Pizza 6 1/2” Honey Wheat Whole Grain Pizza Crust Sauced meets a 3.0oz grain equivalency (Exhibit A). Since it is already sauced, simply add your commodity cheese and toppings to make a unique pizza experience for your students. Serve a la carte or add to your lunch menu and watch them smile.
COOKING GUIDELINES: COOK BEFORE EATING
Preheat oven. Place frozen or thawed pizza crusts on prepared pans. For BEST RESULTS prepare in a CONVECTION OVEN from thawed state. CONVECTION OVEN: (thawed) Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes.
COMBI OVEN: (thawed) Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes with 0% humidity. (frozen) Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes with 10% humidity. CONVEYOR OVEN: (thawed) Bake at 465° for 2 minutes and 45 seconds. Once toppings are added, due to variances in oven regulators, cooking time and temperature may require adjustments. Refrigerate or discard unused portions.
Basil Boss Pizza Product Description
Basil Boss 6 1/2” Honey Wheat Whole Grain Pizza Crust Sauced is a whole grain personal-sized pizza crust that tastes like fresh baked pizza perfect for a la carte and reimbursable meal programs. Each crust comes pre-sauced and meets 3.0 oz grain equivalency.
USDA Grain Crediting Information
Each portion is based on a
3.0oz (85 gram) crust.
Exhibit A: Category B
3.0oz = 3.0oz Grain
Grams of Creditable Grain
3.0oz (85 grams) = 5.25oz Grain
43.77 grams Whole Wheat
42.05 grams Enriched Wheat
(51% Whole Grain Rich)
Packed 104ct/3.0oz crust bulk
No MSG. Contains Wheat and Soy