How Many Potatoes Per Person Calculator

How Many Potatoes Per Person Calculator

If you're having folks over for dinner and serving mashed potatoes, this calculator will help you figure out how many potatoes you'll need to prepare. Most people eat about 6 ounces per side dish, but mashed potatoes are a favorite so expect serving sizes to be between 6 to 8 ounces.

One 5 lb bag of potatoes will be enough for approximately 10 servings. You don't need to make an allowance for the peeled weight of the potatoes if you will be using milk, butter and/or sour cream in your mashed potato recipe.

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