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Conversion for Large Elbow Macaroni?

I have a recipe that calls for 1 lb. of large elbow macaroni. I could only find a 24 ounce package. How many cups do I use for 1 lb.? I measured the 24 ounces and it's 7 cups.

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March 27, 20170 found this helpful

Well, 1 lb is 16 ounces. So, you would use 16 ounces of macaroni. Which should come out to around a little more than 4 and 1/2 cups.

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April 24, 20170 found this helpful

Liquid measure has 8 ounces equalling 1 cup. Dry measure is different. 7 cups equals about 24 ounces.

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September 4, 20170 found this helpful

Thank you

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April 2, 20190 found this helpful

There are volume ounces and measured ounces. Not the same thing.
4 measured oz of applesauce does not weigh the same as 4 measured oz of powdered sugar.

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So, the question is, how many cups (8 oz measured) of cooked macaroni do you yield from 1 lb (16 oz weighed) of uncooked pasta?

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March 27, 20170 found this helpful

16 ounces is a pound Use 2/3 of the package.

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March 28, 20170 found this helpful

If you ever need help again with conversations - Google is your best friend.

I searched : how heavy is 24 oz to pound

Results say

24 ounce is 1.5 pounds.

So I would 80% off the bag.

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Anonymous
July 18, 20180 found this helpful

That would be 60% of the bag I believe.

If you need 1 lb, and have 1.5 lbs, divide the package into 3 equal parts, 2 of the divisions equals 1 lb and you will have 1/2 lb left over.

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July 23, 20173 found this helpful

1 cup = 8 oz = 1/2 lb.
2 cup = 16 oz = 1 lb.

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August 29, 20174 found this helpful

1 cup of liquid is 8 fl oz. 1 cup of dry elbow macaroni is 1/4 pound

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January 17, 20181 found this helpful

Thank you for actually answering JUST the question I asked. My recipe called for 1/2 lb. macaroni, and since I did not still have the container it came in, I was unsure how much that was in cups.

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The other comments got me more confused than when I started--yours was so concise and all I needed to know! Thanks, again.

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June 18, 20200 found this helpful

Perfect answer, thanks!

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