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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.

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
 Fettuccine  2-1/8 inches (circumference)  1 cup  5-3/4 inches (circumference)  9 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

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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
Ditali 1/3 cup 1-1/4 cups 2-1/4 cups 9-1/2 cups

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Shells

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
Shells DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Medium Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/8 cups 6 cups 9 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 inch 1 cup 5 1/2 inch 6 1/2 inch
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 Pappardelle XXX cup XXX cup XXX cup XXX cups
Egg Lasagne XXX cup XXX cup XXX cup XXX cups
Egg Tagliatelle XXX cup XXX cup XXX cup XXX cups
Pappardelle (Semonlina) XXX inches XXX cup XXX inches XXX cups

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Pronto™


2 oz dry (Cups) Cups Cooked Cups Uncooked per package Cups Cooked Per Package
Cut Macaroni 1/2 cup 1 cup 2 3/4 cups 5 cups
Penne 3/4 cup 1 cup 3 3/4 cups 5 cups
Rotini 2/3 cup 1 cup + 2 Tbsp 3 3/4 cup 5 cups

2 oz (Diameter) Cups Cooked Pkg Diameter Cups Cooked
Half-Cut Spaghetti 3 1/2 inch 1 cup 7 1/4 inch 5 Cups

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