Vegetable Measurements for Recipes
|Asparagus||1 pound = 3 cups chopped|
|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.