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Size, Weights and Measurement Conversions

Food

Weight or Count

Measure or Yield

Apples 1 pound (3 medium) 3 cups sliced
Bananas 1 pound (3 medium) 2 1/2 cups sliced
about 2 cups mashed
Beans, dried 1 pound 6 cups cooked
Beans, green or wax 1 pound 3 cups cut
Beef, cooked 5 oz. 1 cup cubed
Bell Pepper 1 medium 1 cup chopped
Bread 1 pound
About 1 1/2 slices
1 slice
12 to 16 slices
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1/3 cup dry crumbs
Butter
(Use No Margarine)
1 pound
Size of an egg
2 tablespoons
2 cups or 4 sticks
About 1/4 cup
1 ounce
Cabbage, raw 1 pound 4 cups shredded
Candied fruit or peels 1/2 pound (8 ounces) 1 cup unchopped
1 1/4 cups chopped
Canned fruit 16 to 20 oz. can 1 3/4 to 2 cups drained fruit
Canned vegetables 16 oz. can 2 cups drained vegetables
Carrots 1/2 pound
2 medium
1 1/2 medium
1 1/4 cups chopped
1 cup sliced
1 cup shredded
Cauliflorets 1 pound 3 cups
Cereal, flakes 3 cups uncrushed 1 cup crushed
Celery 2 medium stalks 1 cup sliced
Cheese, American 1 pound About 4 cups shredded
Cheese, Cheddar 1 pound
4 ounces
About 4 cups shredded
1 cup
Cheese, Cottage 1 pound
8 ounces
2 cups
1 cup
Cheese, Cream 3-ounce package
8-ounce package
6 tablespoons
1 cup
Cherries 4 cups unpitted 2 cups pitted
Chocolate, baking 1 square 1 ounce
Chocolate Chips (morsels) 6-ounce package
12-ounce package
1 cup
2 cups
Chocolate Wafers 1 cup fine 19 wafers
Cocoa 1 pound 4 cups
Coconut, flaked or shredded 1 pound
4 ounces
5 cups
1 1/3 ups
Coffee 1 pound 80 tablespoons
40 cups perked
Cookies, Chocolate Wafers 19 wafers 1 cup crumbs
Cookies, Vanilla Wafers 22 wafers 1 cup finely crushed
Corn 2 medium ears 1 cup kernels
Cornmeal 1 pound 3 cups
Crab, in shell
(Sodium Too High For No Salt / Low Sodium Meals)
1 pound 3/4 to 1 cup flaked
Crackers, graham 14 squares 1 cup fine crumbs
Crackers, saltine 28 squares 1 cup finely crushed
Cranberries 1 quart
1 pound
6 to 7 cups cranberry sauce
4 cups
Crawfish, whole 1 pound unpeeled 3 to 4 ounces peeled tail meat
Crawfish, tails 1 pound unpeeled 1 to 2 cups meat
Cream, whipping 1 cup
 
2 cups whipped
Cucumber 1 small to medium 1 cup chopped
Dates, pitted 1 cup (1/2 pint) 3 cups chopped
Dates, unpitted 1 pound
8-ounce package
1 1/2 cups chopped
1 cup
Eggs, whole 5 large
9 medium
1 pound
1 cup
Eggs, whites 8 to 11 1 cup
Eggs, yolks 12 to 14 1 cup
Flour, all-purpose 1 pound
1 ounce
4 cups, unsifted
4 tablespoons
Flour, cake 1 pound 4 3/4 to 5 cups sifted
Flour, whole wheat 1 pound 3 1/2 cups unsifted
Frozen fruit 10 ounce package 1 1/4 cups
Frozen vegetables 9 to 10 ounce pakage 2 cups thawed vegetables
Gelatine, Knox 1 envelope
2 envelopes
2 1/4 teaspoons
1 1/2 tablespoons
Green bell pepper 1 large 1 cup diced
Lemon 1 medium 2 to 3 tablespoons juice
2 teaspoons grated rind
Lettuce 1 pound head 6 1/4 cups torn
Lime 1 medium 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons juice
1 1/2 teaspoons grated rind
Macaroni 4 ounces (1 cup) 2 1/4 cups cooked
  1 pound 9 cups cooked
Marshmallow Fluff (Creme) 1 tablespoon
1 (7 1/2 oz.) jar
1 (16 1/2 oz.) tub
1 marshmallow
2 1/2 cups Fluff or 32 marshmallows
5 cups or 5 1/2 dozen marshmallows
Marshmallows 11 large
10 miniature
1 cup
1 large marshmallow
Marshmallows, miniature 1/2 pound 4 1/2 cups
Milk, evaporated 5.33-ounce can
13-ounce can
2/3 cup
1 5/8 cups
Milk, fresh 1 pound 2 cups
Milk, sweetened condensed 14-ounce can 1 1/4 cups
Mushrooms, fresh 3 cups (8 ounces) 1 cup sliced
Noodles 1 pound dry 9 cups cooked
Nuts, almonds 1 pound unshelled
1 pound shelled
1 to 1 3/4 cups nutmeats
3 1/2 cups nutmeats
Nuts, peanuts 1 pound unshelled
1 pound shelled
2 1/4 cups nutmeats
3 cups nutmeats
Nuts, pecans 1 pound unshelled
1 pound shelled
2 1/4 cups nutmeats
4 cups
Nuts, walnuts 1 pound unshelled
1 pound shelled
1 2/3 cups nutmeats
4 cups nutmeats
Oats, quick-cooking 1 cup 1 3/4 cups cooked
Onion 1 medium 1/2 cup chopped
Orange 1 medium 1/3 to 1/2 cup juice
2 tablespoons grated rind (zest)
Pasta 1 pound

 

1 1/2 pounds
Appetizer or side dish for 6 people
    with a light sauce
Main dish for 6 people with a
    substantial sauce
Main dish for 6 people with a light sauce
Peaches 2 medium 1 cup sliced
Pears 2 medium 1 cup sliced
Peas in the pod 1 pound 1 cup shelled
Potatoes, white 3 medium 2 cups cubed cooked
1 3/4 cups mashed
3 cups grated
Potatoes, sweet 3 medium 3 cups sliced
Prunes 1 (12-ounce) package 2 cups pitted
Raisins, seedless 1 pound 3 cups
Rice, long-grain 1 cup
1 pound
3 to 4 cups cooked
2 1/2 cups uncooked or 8 cups  cooked
Rice, pre-cooked (instant) 1 cup 2 cups cooked
Rice, wild 1 cup 3 cups cooked
Salt, coarse or kosher 1 ounce 2 tablespoons
Salt, table 1 ounce 1 1/2 tablespoons
Scallions (green onions) 9 (with tops) 1 cup sliced
Shortening
(Recommend No Use)
2 cups 1 pound (16 ounces)
Shrimp, raw in shell
(High In Sodium)
1 1/2 pounds 2 cups (3/4 pound) cleaned, cooked
Sour Cream 8 ounces 1 cup
Spaghetti, uncooked 7 ounces About 4 cups cooked
Strawberries 1 quart 4 cups sliced
Sugar, brown 1 pound 2 2/3 cups firmly packed
Sugar, granulated 1 pound 2 cups
Sugar, powdered (confectioners') 1 pound 2 1/2 cups unsifted
4 cups sifted
Tea 1 pound 120 servings
Tomato 1 medium 1 cup chopped
Vanilla Wafers 22 wafers 1 cup crumbs
Whipping cream 1 cup 2 cups whipped
Yeast 1 cake
1/4 ounce package
1 package active dry yeast
2 1/2 teaspoons
Zucchini 1 medium 2 cups sliced