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Measuring Pasta Size

When you cook pasta, 2 ounces (56 g) of dry pasta per person is a good rule of thumb to follow. What does 2 ounces (56 g) of dry pasta look like? It depends on the shape. Use the helpful charts below to create perfect portions of pasta every time.

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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
Capellini 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 8-1/2 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
Spaghettoni 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 9 cups
Spaghettini 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference) 9 cups

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Short Shapes

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Short Shapes DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Cut Macaroni 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
Pennette Rigate 1/2 cup 1 cup 4 cups 8 cups
Penne Lisce 1/2 cup 1-1/4 cups 5 cups 9 cups
Penne Rigate 2/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 5 cups 9-1/2 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
Medium Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/8 cups 6 cups 9 cups

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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
Fideo Cut Spaghetti 1/3 cup  4/5 cup 3 2/3 cup 6.4 cups
 Orzo 1/3 cup 4/5 cup 2-1/2 cups 6 cups
 Pastina 1/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 2 cups 7-1/2 cups

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Gluten Free

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Gluten Free pasta DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Spaghetti (circumference) 2 1/4 inches
(circumference)
1 cup 5-1/2 inches
(circumference)
6 1/2 cups
Fettuccine
(circumference)
2 1/8 inches
(circumference)
1 cup 5-3/4 inches
(circumference)
5 cups
Elbows 1/2 cup 1 cup 3 cups 6 cups
Rotini 3/4 cup 1 cup 4 cups 5 1/3 cups
Penne 3/4 cup 1 cup 3 3/4 cups 5 cups

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Collezione

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Collezione DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Egg Lasagne XXX cup XXX cup XXX cup XXX cups
Pappardelle (Semonlina) XXX inches XXX cup XXX inches XXX cups

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