Asked by: Macrina Solomando
food and drink desserts and baking

How many sweet potatoes is 2 lbs?

Last Updated: 30th March, 2021

18
After surveying the vegetable selection wediscoveredthat 1 pound of sweet potatoes is equal to2large or 3 medium sweet potatoes. We decided to usea mediumsweet potato for our measurements. We found that ittook1.25 medium sweet potatoes to obtain 1 cup ofslicedpotato.

Click to see full answer.

Keeping this in view, how many cups is 2 lbs of sweet potatoes?

Many recipes call for medium-sizesweetpotatoes. Some in the grocery store are huge. Forcookingpurposes, 1 pound of sweet potatoes equals aboutthreemedium whole, 2 cups mashed or 3½ to 4cupschopped.

Similarly, how many cups is 3 pounds of sweet potatoes? 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

Beside above, how many potatoes is 2 lbs?

Generally, three medium russet potatoes oreightto 10 small new white potatoes equal one pound.Onepound of russet potatoes equalsapproximately3-1/2 cups chopped or 2 to 3cupsmashed.

How much does an average Yam weigh?

They are large plants; the vines can beaslong as 10 to 12 m (33 to 39 ft). The tubers mostoftenweigh about 2.5 to 5 kg (5.5 to 11.0 lb) each, butcanweigh as much as 25 kg (55 lb). After 7 to 12months'growth, the tubers are harvested.

Related Question Answers

Lachman Arevalillo

Professional

How many potatoes mashed 1 cup?

We found that it took 1 medium whitepotatoto obtain 1 cup of either sliced or shreddedpotato.When dicing we needed 1.25 potatoes to reachthe 1 cupmark. When preparing French fries, it took 1.3potatoes toresult in about 1 cup. However, whenmeasuring for 1cup of mashed, 2 wholepotatoes did thetrick.

Sherin Soporan

Professional

How many sweet potatoes make a pound?

After surveying the vegetable selection wediscoveredthat 1 pound of sweet potatoes is equal to2 large or3 medium sweet potatoes. We decided to use amedium sweetpotato for our measurements. We found that ittook 1.25 mediumsweet potatoes to obtain 1 cup ofslicedpotato.

Wojciech Firnschild

Professional

How much does 1 cup sweet potato weigh?

equivalent values
amount, in grams (g) amount, in ounces (oz)
3/4 cup 150 g 5.3 oz
7/8 cup 175 g 6.2 oz
1 cup 200 g 7.1 oz
2 cups 400 g 14.1 oz

Marzena Langlois

Explainer

How many cups are in a pound?

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

Neville Helm

Explainer

How many grams are a cup?

Trying to fit a square cake into a round pan? Check outourCake and Baking Pan Conversion Chart.
Cups Grams Ounces
1/4 cup 55 g 1.9 oz
1/3 cup 73 g 2.58 oz
1/2 cup 110 g 3.88 oz
1 cup 220 g 7.75 oz

Nebojsa Espinel

Explainer

How many ounces is one cup of carrots?

Choose a To unit:
Measure & Unit name = g = oz
cup chopped 128.00 g 4.52 oz
cup grated 110.00 g 3.88 oz
cup strips or slices 122.00 g 4.30 oz
large (7-1/4" to 8-/1/2" long) 72.00 g 2.54 oz

Hristian Raymond

Pundit

How many zucchini equal 2 cups shredded?

When sliced, 1 medium zucchini yielded about 1to1.25 cups and if grated, you end up withabout2/3 cup of tamped down zucchini. If youneed 1cup of cooked sliced zucchini, due to shrinkagewhileheated it will take about 3 medium zucchini, sliced, tohitthe mark.

Demetrius Tomashpolsky

Pundit

How many onions is 2 pounds?

1 pound = 500 g = 4 – 5 mediumonions= 3 large onions = 2 to 3 cups chopped,depending onhow coarse you chop it.

Alexandros Hauptrock

Pundit

How many potatoes do I need per person?

The most common answer to this question is to allow1/3to 1/2 pound of raw potatoes per person. This translatestobetween 5 and 8 oz. of potatoes per person. That'sthesimple answer, but as with most seeminglystraightforwardquestions, there are many variables that mustbeconsidered.

Rami Wittke

Pundit

How big is a large potato?

Medium potato: 2 to 3″ in diameter,5-8oz(140-225g) Large potato: 3 to 4.25″ indiameter,8-12oz (225-340g)

Estanislao Colompar

Pundit

How much is 4 cups of potatoes?

Two cups in a pint, So 2 pounds ofpotatoesis approximately 4 cups. Buy a kitchenscale.

Emelda Dzhanaev

Teacher

Alyce Jaspreet

Supporter

Oleksii Goyaz

Supporter

How many Oz is a medium sweet potato?

Nutrition Facts Serving size: 1 medium(4.6oz / 130 g) Calories 100 Calories from Fat 0 *PercentDailyValues (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.Sweetpotatoes are one of the best sources of vitamin A;amedium one contains more than 100 percent of thedailyrecommended intake, according to the USDA.

Aysel Corbero

Supporter

How much is a head of broccoli?

When slicing the stems, 1 broccoli headyieldedabout 2 cups of stems for cooking. If you need a full poundofbroccoli for your recipe, then you will need topurchaseabout 11/2 medium heads.

Charlyn Gommans

Beginner

How many cups is 6 pounds?

Please choose a cooking ingredient. A density is requiredforconverting between cups and pounds (a cupofsugar weighs less than a cup of water).

Cups in a pound of butter.
Pounds Cups (US)
1 lb 2 cups
2 lb 4 cups
3 lb 6 cups
4 lb 8 cups

Vicki Budde

Beginner

How many cucumbers make a cup?

During our kitchen experiment we found that oursamplesize yielded 2 cups of sliced cucumbers. Whenour 1medium cucumber was diced it generated only1.25cups. No matter what variety of cucumber youareshopping for select one that is firm andunblemished.

Sebastiano Kleinsinger

Beginner

How many cups are in a can of yams?

In a pinch, use 2 (29-ounce) cans candied yamsasa substitute. Each (29-ounce) can yields 2cupsmashed.