The Illini Fighting Hunger staple is Family Rice Casserole, a recipe with four primary ingredients:
- Long-grain white rice
- Textured Vegetable Protein (a soybean product)
- Deydrated Vegetable Blend
- Fortified Vegetarian Flavoring
Illini Fighting Hunger also facilitates projects with simpler ingredients, such as plain white rice, for donations to a partner food pantry.