Pasta Serving Size

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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.

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LONG SHAPES - BLUE BOX SEMOLINA

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
   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  2-1/8 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

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SHORT SHAPES - BLUE BOX SEMOLINA

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
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
Gemelli 1/2 cup 1-1/8 cups 4 cups 8-1/4 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
Mini Farfalle 3/4 cup 1 cup  5-1/2 cups  7 cups
Mini Penne 1/2 cup  3/4 cup 4-1/3 cups 4 1/2 cups
Mini Wheels  3/4 cup  1 cup  5-1/3 cups  9-1/3 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 Penne  1/2 cup  1 cup  3-1/2 cups  6 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

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SOUP SHAPES

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

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 cups  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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SHELLS

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

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
Large Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 6 cups 10 cups
Jumbo Shells 3/4 cup 1-1/4 cups 6 cups 10 cups

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GLUTEN FREE

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

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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Protein+™

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Protein+™ Angel Hair 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Protein+™ Elbows 2/3 cup 1 cup 5 cups 7-1/2 cups
Protein+™ Farfalle 3/4 cup 1 cup 5 cups 8 cups
Protein+™ Penne 1/2 cup 1 cup 4 cups 8 cups
Protein+™ Rotini 3/4 cup 1 cup 5 cups 8 cups
Protein+™ Spaghetti 2-1/2 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups
Protein+™ Thin Spaghetti 2-1/4 inches (circumference) 1 cup 6 inches (circumference) 8 cups

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WHOLE GRAIN

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS
DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Angel Hair  2-3/4 inches (circumference)  1 cup  6 inches (circumference)  6-1/4 cups 
Elbows 1/2 cup 1 cup 4-1/2 cups 10 cups
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

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COLLEZIONE

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Casarecce 1/2 cup 3/4 cup 3-1/2 cup 5 cups
Bucatini (circumference) 2 3/4 inches (circumference) 1-1/2 cups 7 inches 9-3/4 cups
Orecchiette 1/2 cup 3/4 cup 4-1/2 cups 6 cups
Penne 3/4 cup 1 cup 5-1/2 cups  9-1/3 cups 
Rigatoni 4/5 cup  1 cup  5-1/3 cups  9 1/3 cups 
Spaghetti (circumference) 2-1/8 inches (circumference)  4/5 cup  5-3/4 inches (circumference)  7 cups 
Tortellini - Family Size pkg. 1/2 cup 1 cup 3-3/4 cups 5-1/4 cups

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ORGANIC

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Elbows 2/5 cup  3/4 cup  3-1/2 cups  5-1/3 cups
Penne 2/3 cup 1 cup 5-1/2 cups 7-3/4 cups
Rotini 3/4 cup 4/5 cup 5 cups 6 cups
Spaghetti 2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference)
6 cups

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PRONTO


2 oz dry (Cups) Cups Cooked Cups Uncooked per package Cups Cooked Per Package
Elbows 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 inches 1 cup 7 1/4 inches 5 Cups
Half-Cut Linguine 3 inch 3/4 cup 7 inch 4 1/2 cups

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VEGGIE

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Penne 1/2 cup 1 cup 3-1/3 cups 6 cups
Rotini 3/4 cup 1 cup 4 cups 6 cups
Spaghetti (circumference)  2-1/8 inches (circumference)  1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference)  6 cups 

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WHITE FIBER

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Penne 1/2 cup 1 cup 3 cups 6 cups
Rotini 3/4 cup 1 cup 3-3/4 cups 6 cups
Shells  3/4 cup  1 cup 4 cups  6 cups 
Spaghetti  2-1/8 inches (circumference) 1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference)
5-3/4 cups 
Thin Spaghetti  2-1/8 inches (circumference)  1 cup 5-3/4 inches (circumference)  6 cups 

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LEGUME

BARILLA PASTA - PRODUCT YIELDS

DRY PASTA - 2-OUNCE SERVING CUPS COOKED PASTA CUPS UNCOOKED PASTA PER PKG CUPS COOKED PASTA PER PKG
Chickpea Rotini 2/3 cup  1⅓ cup  3 cups  5⅓ cups
Chickpea Casarecce 1/2 cup 1 cup 2 cups 5 cups
Red Lentil Rotini 2/3 cup 1⅓ cup 3 cups 6 cups
Red Lentil Penne 2/3 cup 1⅓ cup 3 cups 6 cups

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