Measuring Heartland Pasta



Measuring Heartland Pasta

When measuring dry pasta, typically 2 ounces per person is an adequate amount. Use the helpful conversion charts below to determine what 2 ounces looks like for each pasta shape so you can create perfect portions every time. Enjoy!

 

 

Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Gluten Free Fusilli 3/4 1 12-14
Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Lasagna n/a n/a 10-12
Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Elbows 1/2 1 9-11
100% Whole Grain Elbows 1/2 1 4-6
Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Noodles–Wide 1 1/4 1 1/2 10-12
Noodles–Extra Wide 1 1/2 1 1/2 8-9
Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Penne 3/4 1 11-13
Gluten Free Penne 3/4 1 11-13
100% Whole Grain Penne 2/3 1 9-11
Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Rotini 3/4 1 9-11
100% Whole Grain Rotini 1 1 1/3 10-12
Pasta Shape Dry Pasta–2 Ounce Serving (Cups) Pasta Cooked (Cups) Cook Time (minutes)
Spaghetti 2 1/8" (circumference) 1 10-11
Gluten Free Spaghetti 2 1/8" (circumference) 1 9-11
100% Whole Grain Spaghetti 3 1/8" (circumference) 1 8-10
Thin Spaghetti 2 1/8" (circumference) 1 8-9
100% Whole Grain Angel Hair 2 1/8" (circumference) 1 5-7

Cooked weight is 2 to 3 times the dry weight, depending on the shape.

Most short pasta shapes will have a 1 cup serving size when cooked.