# 1 Cup Dry Egg Noodles Equals How Much Cooked

The yield for pasta will vary according to its size and shape. It is sometimes difficult to determine the amount of pasta to cook for a recipe, especially if the package is opened and partially used. Looking for a great pasta dish? Try these incredibly easy recipes.

Two ounces of dry pasta yields about one cup of cooked pasta (two USDA servings).

### 1 1 of 5:Measuring Spaghetti and Other Long Pastas

• Measure spaghetti, fettuccini, spaghettini, capellini, fedelini, or vermicelli using your hand. Place a bunch of spaghetti between your thumb and forefinger. 1 serving of pasta, or 2 oz. (57 g), will be equivalent to a bunch of pasta between your fingers with a diameter of 7/8 inch (24.26 mm).[2] This is the diameter of a United States quarter.
• Two servings = 1.75 inches; four servings = 3.5 inches; six servings = 5.25 inches; eight servings = 7 inches.
• Spaghetti, linguine, and other long pastas can be measured using a pasta measure. A pasta measure is a tool that is available at kitchen supply stores, in pasta-making kits, and online.[3] You place the long pasta in various loops to measure a serving of the pasta.
• Some pasta spoons have a hole in the middle; this will measure one serving of long pasta.

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 Type of Pasta Uncooked Amount Cooked Amount Angel Hair 8 oz. 4 cups Bow Tie 4 cups/8 oz. 4 cups Egg Noodle 4 cups/8 oz. 4 cups Elbow Macaroni 2 cups/8 oz. 4 cups Fettuccine 8 oz. 3-1/4 cups Linguine 8 oz. 4 cups Medium Shell 3 cups/8 oz. 4 cups Rigatoni 3 cups/8 oz. 4 cups Rotini 3 cups/8 oz. 4-1/2 cups Spaghetti 8 oz 5 cups Thin Spaghetti 8 oz. 4-1/2 cups Vermicelli 8 oz. 4-1/2 cups Ziti 3 cups/8 oz. 4-1/2 cups

## Did you make this recipe?

• Measure elbow macaroni using measuring cups or a food scale. If using a food scale, place the pasta in the cup attached to the scale and measure 57 g. If using measuring cups, a single 2 oz. (57 g) serving is 1/2 cup of dried pasta.
• Two servings = 1 cup; four servings = 2 cups; six servings = 3 cups; eight servings = 4 cups.
• ## FAQ

How many cups of dry egg noodles make 4 cups cooked egg noodles?

Pasta generally doubles in size and weight when cooked. It is also measured differently depending upon whether it is macaroni pasta or egg noodles.

Do cooked egg noodles double?

A single serving size of pasta is typically about two ounces of dry pastaâ€”amounting to about a cup of cooked pasta. Measuring out two ounces of dry pasta can get tricky when dealing with smaller pasta shapes like bow tie and macaroni.

How much dry egg noodles equals a serving?

Generally 8 ounces of short pasta (like macaroni) is about 2 cups. Having said all that, what’s generally listed on the packages/boxes of most dry pasta as the serving size is 2 ounces.

How many cups is 8 oz of dry egg noodles?

Generally 8 ounces of short pasta (like macaroni) is about 2 cups. Having said all that, what’s generally listed on the packages/boxes of most dry pasta as the serving size is 2 ounces.