Tips and Tricks Tuesdays: Equivalent Chart

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Prepared Vegetable Equivalent Chart

Bell pepper – 1 cup chopped

Cabbage – (1/2 small head) = 3 to 4 cups shredded

Carrot – 1 large = 1 cup chopped
Carrot – 10 lb bag = 16-17 cups chopped
Carrot – 1 pound (6-8 med) = 3 cup shredded

Celery – 1 large stalk = 1/3 cup chopped
Celery – 4-5 medium stalk = 1 cup chopped

Mushrooms – 1/2 pound = 2 cups sliced

Onion – 1 small/medium = 1 cup chopped
Onion – 1 large = 2 cups
Onion – 1 pound = 3 to 4 cups chopped

Spinach – 1 pound = 8 cups = uncooked 1 1/2 cup cooked

Sweet Potato – 1 pound = 1 1/2 cup cooked

Tomatoes – 1 pound = 1 1/2 cup peeled, seeded and diced

Zucchini – 1 pound = 3 1/2 cup sliced = 2 cups grated

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Dairy Equivalent Chart

Butter – 1 pound = 2 cups

Cheese – 1 pound (16 ounces) = 4 heaping cups grated
Cheese (Parmesan) 3 ounces = 1 cup grated

Cream Cheese – 3 ounces = 6 Tablespoons
Cream Cheese – 8 ounces = 1 cup

Heavy whipping cream – 1 cup = 2 cups whipped

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Dry Equivalent Chart

1 piece bread = 1/3 cup fine bread crumbs, prepared in food processor

3 lb chocolate chips = 8 cups
Chocolate Chips – 5 ounces = about 1 cup
Chocolate Chips – 12 ounce bag = 2 1/2 cups

Cocoa powder – 3 ounces = 1 cup

Coconut, flaked 1 (14-ounce) bag = 5 1/3 cups

Flour, all-purpose – 1 pound = 3 cups sifted = 3 1/2 -4 cups unsifted
Flour, cake – 1 pound = 4 1/2 cups sifted = 3 3/4 cups unsifted
Flour, whole wheat – 1 pound = 3 1/2 to 3 3/4 cups unsifted = 3 cups sifted

Rolled oats – 1 pound = 5 1/3 cups

Sugar, brown – 1 pound = 2 1/4 cups packed = 3 1/2 cups not packed
Sugar, granulated – 1 pound = 2 1/4 cups
Sugar, powdered – 1 pound = 4 1/2 cups sifted = 3 3/4 cups unsifted
Sugar, superfine – 1 pound = 2 cups

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