This calculator will break down how much lasagna you need per person, along with portion sizes in ounces and pounds, and baking amount in a standard 9 x 13 inch pan, which is close to a 1/2 hotel pan size at 2 inches. 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 Lasagna To Serve Per Person
Lasagna Portion Size Per Person As Main Course
If lasagna is being served as the main course, you should plan on a portion size of 8 ounces per person. This would equal approximately 1 1/2 cups. This would equal roughly 1/6th of a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. A 9 x 13 inch baking pan holds 6 portions per person when served as a main course. In comparison, Stouffer’s party size lasagna averages to about 7.5 ounces per serving, which is offered in a 10 x 12 inch pan.
Portion sizes are based on adult servings.
If lasagna is being served as a side dish or if it is being offered at a buffet where there are other pasta or starch dishes for guests to choose from, you should plan on having 3.5 ounces of lasagna per person.
Lasagna For A Crowd Amounts Per Person
How much lasagna for 10 – You would need approximately 5 lbs of lasagna for 10 people.
How much lasagna for 20 – You would need approximately 10 lbs of lasagna for 20 people.
How much lasagna for 25 – You would need approximately 12.5 of lasagna for 25 people.
How much lasagna for 30 – You would need approximately 15 lbs of lasagna for 30 people.
How much lasagna for 50 – You would need approximately 25 lbs of lasagna for 50 people.
How much lasagna for 75 – You would need approximately 37.5 of lasagna for 75 people.
How much lasagna for 100 – You would need approximately 50 lbs of lasagna for 100 people.
When Would Lasagna Be Considered A Side Dish
A side dish is food served along with the main course. The main course, usually a protein, is the featured item and side dishes compliment the main course.
Lasagna would be considered a side dish if you were also serving a standard portion size (6-8 oz) of meat such as chicken breast, sausage or steak.
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