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Banana pudding is a great dessert treat to make for large groups. This is a guide about banana pudding for 150 people.
Chili for a crowd! Brown ground beef in large kettle. Drain fat. Add other ingredients. Cover and simmer over low heat about 2 hours.
This is just a good, old recipe. It really does feed a ton of people!
It keeps great in the freezer. Makes enough for 6 - 8 people.
This is a guide about making lasagna for large groups. Trying to calculate the ingredients and serving size for a large group can be confusing.
Here is a delicious recipe, for a one pot meal, to use when you contribute to a family, church, or school gathering. It serves about 40 - 50 people. Brown ground beef in a large pot and drain the grease. Add all remaining ingredients to beef (in large pot) and stir to combine.
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How much frozen corn do I need to feed 60 people?
My information book - Cooking For Crowds For Dummies shows 3 to 4 ounces of Asparagus, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, corn, kernels, peas, black-eyed peas, and so on
It looks like you would need at least 15 pounds or maybe a little more just to be on the safe side and be sure to have a sufficient amount for your guests.
How much fresh broccoli do I need to feed 60 people?
It seems you are having a "feast" for 60 people or you have already had your dinner - either way - if you ever need this type of information in the future - check out what books the library has on this subject. Most likely you will be able to find several books that will give you very specific details.
I love my book "Cooking For Crowds For Dummies" but there are also many others.
Hope you have fun doing this "entertainment".
How many lbs. of chicken and cans of broth will I need for 20 people?
Figure 1/2# chicken per person. 1/4# uncooked pasta per person.
How much cauliflower do I need to feed 60 people?
Fresh cauliflower has some wastage, unless you plan to serve up the ribs as well. Allow 6 oz per person, about 4oz if there is a sauce. The ribs might account for 1/3rd of the weight. This allowance gives 22 1/2lbs for plain, 15lbs including sauce, so adding on 1/3rd to discount the ribs gives you around 7lbs extra for the plain, 5 extra for the with sauce option. Always provide a little for a margin of error, or possible big appetites. So all told the figures would come to either 31lbs or 20lbs. That's a lot of cauliflower! Hope your meal goes well.
Does anyone have a recipe for a peach cobbler that will feed about 60 people? I want something quick and with as few ingredients as possible. Thank you.
Just as you can divide a recipe to make it smaller, you can multiply one to make more. Just find a recipe you like, check for the amount of servings, and multiply to come as close to 60 as possible. Very simple.
I am feeding 60 to 70 people. I am making rigatoni, Sloppy Joes, and cheese potatoes. How much of the ingredients do I need?
By Patty from Bolivar, OH
We make about 110 bbq sandwiches at the Salvation army. We use 25 lbs of good ground beef. Over 70 people were fed. Hope that helps.
How do I calculate the amount of ingredients I will need to accommodate 400 meals of spaghetti sauce, meatballs, and pasta?
Easy-Find regular recipes for spaghetti sauce, meatballs and pasta, then calculate each ingredient needed for one serving in each recipe. The amounts of each ingredient you need for one serving are then simply multiplied by the total servings you need e.g. 1/4 cup tomato sauce for one serving multiplied by 400 equals 100 cups tomato sauce.
How many cobblers should I make for a group of 100 people?
If using 9"x13" pans, you would need to make 7 panfuls if topping them with a scoop of ice cream, or one or two more panfuls if not. I have done catering for groups this size and know you would not have problems if following this advice.
I am making 25 lbs of meatloaf. How many people will that feed?
By Peg from Dixon, IL
A meatloaf that size might be hard to cook all the way through. I suggest making it into several small loaves. I would think it could serve at least 60 people.
How much ground beef do I need for nachos for 300 people?
By Arla VS
Well, this is certainly a very simple math problem. Find a recipe you like with the numbers of servings for that recipe. You can then work from there for the amount of ground beef you need.
I'm making spaphetti for 100 people. How many pounds of ground beef will I need?
Using a recipe you like-calculate the amount of each ingredient for one serving and multiple that by 100.
How many large cans of shredded chicken will I need to make 175 chicken sandwiches?
Simple math-using a recipe, calculate the number of ounces of chicken for each serving, multiply by 175; the total is the amount you should buy.
I am making beef chili and chicken chili for about 60 people. So how much ingredients should I buy?
Using a recipe you like, calculate the amounts of each ingredient for one serving and multiple that by 60.
I need a recipe for chili to feed 50. I am going to use this in a soup kitchen so must watch costs.
Cut this in half.
Chili for 100 People
12 lbs. ground beef
5 1/2 oz. chili powder
3 tbsp. cumin
1 (#10) can ketchup
1 lb. onions, minced
1 tbsp. black pepper
2 (#10) cans tomato juice
4 to 5 (#10) cans beans or chili beans
Brown ground beef in large kettle; add onions. Cook until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, to blend flavors and bring to a serving temperature. This large amount will take most of the day to cook. I use an electric roaster. We have used this recipe annually for years.
How much ground beef will I need to make a pot of spaghetti for 65 people?
Find a recipe for spagetti with ground beef that you like, divide the amount of hamburger by the number servings and you have the amount of ground beef needed for one serving. Then multiply the amount of 1 serving of ground beef by 65 and you have the amount of ground beef you need for 65 people.
How much hamburger do I need to feed 25 people spaghetti?
Choose a spaghetti sauce with hamburger recipe that you like. Calculate the amount of hamburger for a single serving of hamburger in the recipe (divide the recipe number of servings by the amount of hamburger). Multiple that single serving amount of hamburger by the 25 servings that you need.
I need a simple recipe for our church group for tomato cheddar soup for serving 50 people.
How many pounds of shredded chicken would I need for a group of 240 women? It will be seasoned, cooked in crockpots, and shredded to go over tortilla chips with toppings as a salad. I have a recipe that calls for cooking 3 lbs of chicken so determining the amount needed determines how many batches to make.