Soy Burgers, Beans & Meatloaf! Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino's First Prison Meal Revealed

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Feb. 25 2019, Updated 8:45 p.m. ET

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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is trading in meatballs for a soy burger while he serves an 8-month prison sentence for tax evasion! can reveal exclusive details on the Jersey Shore star's daily diet.

Sorrentino, 36, revealed his new home is Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in New York, which has a reputation of being one of the most "cushiest" prisons in America.

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons National Menu obtained by, lunch typically consists of chicken or soy chicken patty with a whole-wheat hamburger bun, steamed rice, pinto beans, lettuce/tomato and salad dressing. Sorrentino will also get fruit and a beverage.

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For dinner, he'll likely scarf down meatloaf or a soy burger, mashed potatoes, tomato gravy, corn, whole wheat bread and a beverage.

Other foods include roast beef, black eyed peas, soy taco salad, black bean soup, BBQ chicken, pepper steak, tofu stir fry, sausage link, hot dogs, chili mac, chicken fajitas, eggs, French toast and more.

Fortunately for Sitch, he'll get Italian meals as well! Other foods include baked ziti, pork Italian sausage, pasta salad and other foods.

If Sorrentino chooses to use his $320 per month allowance on food from the commissary list, he could buy pasta sauce for .90 cents, pasta for $2.30, olive oil for $4.85, shredded mozzarella $1.60 and other items.

If he's feeling sushi, he could get white tuna for $1.95, soy sauce for $2.60 and Geisha tuna for $1.95.

Sorrentino is known for his love of food, as he's often been filmed indulging in chicken wings, hamburgers, chicken tenders, fries, chicken parm, pasta, dessert and more.

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In his Instagram live video before checking into prison, he even joked to his wife Lauren Pesce about eating.

"You're going to save a lot of money on food," he said. "That's all we spend our money on."

Sorrentino was sentenced to 8 months in prison on tax evasion charges on October 5. He will have 24 months of supervised release and 500 hours of community service when he's out.

His brother Marc was sentenced to two years in prison and will likely report today as well.

Federal prison consultant Dan Wise exclusively told that Sorrentino will have an easy time in prison.

"It will be very unlikely that he will ever see any type of violence while serving his very relaxed prison sentence," he told "With his status of MTV, it is more likely inmates will see him as a star which will make his time very easy!"

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