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Old 01-26-2010, 11:40 PM   #1
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Default How much is a serving of cooked spaghetti?

I measured out a cup but counted it as 2 servings because I have no idea how to figure out what 2 oz of dry pasta to cooked is, and thought 2 would be safe. If anyone knows, that would really help in the future, thanks!
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Old 01-26-2010, 11:59 PM   #2
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I think one cup is a serving, but I don't have a food scale so I can't say for certain.

What I do when cooking spaghetti is look at the box to see how many servings the whole box makes, usually 8. Then, by dividing that up, I can tell how much one serving would be. For example, I usually only make 1/2 a box at a time, or 4 servings. It is easy to separate the cooked pasta in half, then half again to get 4 equal portions, 2oz each. In my experience, each serving of cooked spaghetti comes to about a cup.


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Old 01-27-2010, 06:07 AM   #3
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The last time i made spaghetti i cooked 2oz dry and it came out to be 5.8oz cooked. I used a digital scale. I hope this helps
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Old 01-27-2010, 06:37 AM   #4
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The boxes usually say how much a 'portion' size is. I think most are 2oz DRY.
It usually comes out to 1 c after cooking...usually
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Old 01-27-2010, 10:59 AM   #5
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Spaghetti uses comes to one cup cooked - now, not one tightly pressed down, fills every empty air gap cup like I try to measure... Other pastas are different. I usually weigh all the cooked pasta and divide by number of servings in the box.
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