This calculator will break down how much coleslaw you will need per person, along with portion sizes in ounces, pounds, and grams. Just enter the number of guests and the calculator will do the rest.
There is also a quick reference chart. You can read more or just skip to the bottom to use the calculator.
How Much Coleslaw To Serve Per Person
Coleslaw Portion Size Per Person
The standard serving size of coleslaw is considered to be 3.5 ounces. You will need 3.5 ounces of coleslaw per person If cole slaw is the only vegetable side dish and it’s really good coleslaw, you might increase the serving size to 4 ounces per person. This is especially true if you’ll be serving it along side pulled pork.
How Much Prepared Coleslaw To Buy
If you are purchasing prepared coleslaw from a deli it is typically sold in 15 ounce and 30 ounce containers, which contains 4.5 and 9 servings respectively.
How Many Bags Of Shredded Coleslaw And Dressing To Buy
If you will be making your own coleslaw, you will need one 16 ounce bag of shredded cole slaw for every 6 guests.
Depending on your preferences, you will want to start with at least 6 ounces of coleslaw dressing for every 16 ounces of shredded coleslaw, or one 16 oz bottle of coleslaw dressing for per 16 guests.
Coleslaw that is prepared with a light vinaigrette will require less dressing than creamy coleslaw.
We have Recipe Converter if you need to modify or increase quantities for an existing coleslaw recipe.
Coleslaw For A Crowd Amounts Per Person
Here’s a quick reference of some common serving amounts. For a complete breakdown for homemade or prepared coleslaw, or for a specific number of guests, use the calculator below.
How much coleslaw for 10 – You would need approximately 2.2 lbs of coleslaw for 10 people.
How much coleslaw for 20 – You would need approximately 4.4 lbs of coleslaw for 20 people.
How much coleslaw for 25 – You would need approximately 5.5 lbs of coleslaw for 25 people.
How much coleslaw for 30 – You would need approximately 6.6 lbs lbs of coleslaw for 30 people.
How much coleslaw for 50 – You would need approximately 10.9 lbs of coleslaw for 50 people.
How much coleslaw for 75 – You would need approximately 16.4 pounds of coleslaw for 75 people.
How much coleslaw for 100 – You would need approximately 21.9 lbs of coleslaw for 100 people.
How much coleslaw for 200 – You would need approximately 43.8 lbs of coleslaw for 200 people.
How much coleslaw for 300 – You would need approximately 65.6 lbs of coleslaw for 300 people.
Ingredient Ideas For Coleslaw
Whether you’re making a traditional shredded coleslaw or an elegant angel hair coleslaw, you have an array of options to make your coleslaw stand out.
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