Vegetable Measurements for Recipes

Asparagus | 1 pound = 3 cups chopped |
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Spinach | 1 pound = ¾ to 1 cup cooked |

Squash (summer) | 1 pound = 4 cups grated = 2 cups salted and drained |

Squash (winter) | 2 pounds = 2-½ cups cooked and pureed |

Sweet potatoes | 1 pound = 4 cups grated = 1 cup cooked and pureed |

How much is a medium butternut squash?

Mature

**butternut squash**comes in sizes ranging from 1 to 5 lbs. The average**butternut squash**will be around 2 to 3 lbs. After peeling and seeding, your**squash**will lose 2-3 oz of weight. For example, a 3 lb**squash**will yield about 2 lbs 13 oz of flesh.How many cups are in a butternut squash?

A 3-pound squash yields about

**4 cups**uncooked 1-inch cubes. Fresh Cubed: You can now purchase fresh cubed squash in the produce section of most grocery stores! The package sizes are generally between 10 and 12 ounces. A 12-ounce package yields about**3 cups**uncooked 1-inch cubes.