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Measuring Pasta

When you cook pasta, 2 ounces of dry pasta per person is a good rule of thumb to follow. What does 2 ounces of dry pasta look like? It depends on the shape. Use the helpful charts below to create perfect portions of pasta every time.

Tortellini
BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Tortellini DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Tortellini 1/2 cup 1 cup 2-1/3 cups 3-1/2 cups
Tortellini - Family Size pkg. 1/2 cup 1 cup 3-3/4 cups 5-1/4 cups
Tortelloni 3/4 cup 1 cup 3-1/4 cups 3-1/2 cups
Long Shapes
BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Long Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Angel Hair 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 8-1/2 cups
Fettuccine 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 9 cups
Fettuccine Rigate 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Linguine 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Linguine Fini 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 3/4 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 6-1/2 cups
Spaghetti 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 8-1/2 cups
Spaghetti Rigati 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Thick Spaghetti 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 9 cups
Thin Spaghetti 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 9 cups
Short Shapes
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Short Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Campanelle 3/4 cup 1-1/2 cups 6-3/4 cups 9-1/2 cups
Cellentani 2/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 5-1/2 cups 9-1/2 cups
Elbows 1/2 cup 1-1/8 cups 4 cups 9 cups
Farfalle 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 6-1/3 cups 9 cups
Fiori 2/3 cups 1 cup 5-1/4 cups 9-1/4 cups
Gemelli 1/2 cup 1-1/8 cups 4 cups 8-1/4 cups
Medium Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/8 cups 6 cups 9 cups
Mezze Penne 1/2 cup 1 cup 4 cups 8 cups
Mezzi Rigatoni 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 6-1/2 cups 10 cups
Mostaccioli 1/2 cup 1-1/4 cups 5 cups 9 cups
Penne 2/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 5 cups 9-1/2 cups
Pipette 2/3 cup 1 cup 4-1/2 cups 7 cups
Rigatoni 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 5-2/3 cups 10 cups
Rotini 1/2 cup 1 cup 5 cups 8 cups
Tri-Color Fiori 2/3 cup 1 cup 5-1/4 cups 9-1/4 cups
Tri-Color Rotini 2/3 cup 1 cup 5-1/4 cups 7-1/4 cups
Ziti 2/3 cup 1-1/4 cup 5 cups 9-1/2 cups
Soup Shapes
BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Soup Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Ditalini 1/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 2-1/4 cups 9-1/2 cups
Orzo 1/4 cup 2/3 cup 2 cups 5 cups
Pastina 1/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 2 cups 7-1/2 cups
Baking Shapes
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Baking Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Large Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 6 cups 10 cups
Piccolini Shapes
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Piccolini® Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Piccolini® Mini Farfalle 3/4 cup 4/5 cup 3-1/2 cups 7-1/2 cups
Piccolini® Mini Fusilli 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 6 cups 9 cups
Piccolini® Mini Penne 1/2 cup 1 cup 4-1/4 cups 7 cups
Piccolini® Mini Wheels 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 5 cups 9-1/4 cups
PLUS® Shapes
BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
PLUS® Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
PLUS® Angel Hair 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
PLUS® Elbows 2/3 cup 1 cup 5 cups 7-1/2 cups
PLUS® Farfalle 3/4 cup 1 cup 5 cups 8 cups
PLUS® Penne 1/2 cup 1 cup 4 cups 8 cups
PLUS® Rotini 3/4 cup 1 cup 5 cups 8 cups
PLUS® Spaghetti 2-1/2 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
PLUS® Thin Spaghetti 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Whole Grain Shapes
BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Whole Grain Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Linguine 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Medium Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/8 cups 6 cups 9 cups
Penne 3/4 cup 1-1/8 cups 4 cups 8 cups
Rotini 3/4 cup 1-1/8 cups 4-1/2 cups 7 cups
Spaghetti 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 7-1/2 cups
Thin Spaghetti 2-1/2 inches (circumference) 1-1/8 cup 7-1/2 inches (circumference) 8 cups