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food and drink barbecues and grilling# How many cups is 2 lbs of potatoes?

Last Updated: 18th February, 2020

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Likewise, how many potatoes are in a pound?

Generally, three medium russet **potatoes** oreightto 10 small new white **potatoes** equal one **pound**.One**pound** of russet **potatoes** equals approximately3-1/2cups chopped or 2 to 3 cups mashed.

Furthermore, how many potatoes is 1 cup? We found that it took **1** medium white**potato**to obtain **1 cup** of either sliced or shredded**potato**.When dicing we needed 1.25 **potatoes** to reachthe **1 cup**mark. When preparing French fries, it took 1.3**potatoes** toresult in about **1 cup**. However, whenmeasuring for **1cup** of mashed, 2 whole **potatoes** didthetrick.

Additionally, how many cups are in a pound?

The answer is five **cups** weighs 2.5**pounds**.Another way to look at the problem is that for everyone**pound** you must have two **cups**.

What does 1 lb of potatoes look like?

For white **potatoes** and Russets, one **poundofpotatoes** works out to be two medium-sized **potatoes**.Now,of course you can find **a single potato** that weighsone**pound**, but once you move into that direction, it'sdifficultto eyeball a weight.