Ground Beef (Pounds to Cups)

previous topic · next topic
Evenstar

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 01 Apr 2008, 20:28
Okay, I need a quick conversion from pounds of ground beef to cups (as the entry I found for ground beef has cups, not pounds). In specific, how much would one fifth of a pound of groud beef be in cups?

Evenstar
Searching for my place in "Life, the Universe, and Everything" one day at a time.
... maybe I've finally found it in NH! (FreeStateProject.org)
Visit my blog at evenstar75.blogspot.com.
twoslow

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 102

      quote  
Posted: 06 Apr 2008, 10:02
if you do a google search for conversion tables... you will find a program that will convert any measurement you want.... try this one and see if it helps

http://www.cuisinecuisine.com/FoodConversions.htm
"you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." Winnie the Pooh


Evenstar

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 06 Apr 2008, 10:17
Thank you for your help, however the problem with this particular conversion is that it's from weight to volume.

I have a standard conversion program on my Palm that I use for metric to Engilsh or other types of conversions (cups to tablespoons and the like).

But in this, the converter must be specific to ground beef, because the density makes a HUGE difference in the conversion of weight to volume. In the end, I guesstimated, but would be nice to have something more exact.

Evenstar
Searching for my place in "Life, the Universe, and Everything" one day at a time.
... maybe I've finally found it in NH! (FreeStateProject.org)
Visit my blog at evenstar75.blogspot.com.
evelyn64

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 520

      quote  
Posted: 06 Apr 2008, 10:50
My Weight Watchers Complete Food Companion says that 2 oz of ground beef, cooked, is 1/2 cup. It also shows that 1 lb raw ground beef translates into 12 oz cooked. So armed with those figures, you should be able to tally the cups for both raw and cooked ground beef for your recipe.

IT NEVER GETS EASIER - YOU JUST GET BETTER.



Evenstar

Joined: Jan 08
Posts: 31

      quote  
Posted: 06 Apr 2008, 10:53
Thank you! That's just what I needed.

Evenstar
Searching for my place in "Life, the Universe, and Everything" one day at a time.
... maybe I've finally found it in NH! (FreeStateProject.org)
Visit my blog at evenstar75.blogspot.com.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Healthy Snacks
Do you have any grocery stores over there that cater to Hispanic customers? If so - you may find jicama there. Good luck! And yes...almonds are awesome!
by Jannabelle on 06 Oct 14 11:13 AM
shake meal replacement
I am with Glaun and Wholefoodnut, I use to use Isopure Whey Protein Isolate - good if you think you need a boost in protein - but any whole, real, food will keep you fuller, longer. Fage 0% Greek Yogurt ...
by br_e_co on 03 Oct 14 07:42 AM
Grain-Free Cauliflower Crust Pizza (YES - I SAID PIZZA!)
I should be clearer about portion size. I wound up with a "pie" about 10". I ate four (4) portions or 1/2 of the "pie" as 1 meal (Dinner) in a 1000 Cal or under day. I logged ...
by Zeddie274 on 29 Sep 14 02:00 PM
Looking for a Healthy type of cookie biscuit to make or buy
I make quinoa breakfast bars full of nuts and seeds and whatever dried fruits I crave at the moment. The whole cookie sheet is sweetened with just 1/4 cup of honey so no biggy on the individual piece. ...
by mummydee on 27 Sep 14 04:12 AM
Enter A Food not Listed
How to enter a food not listed? For example catfish nuggets from Kroger. Do I substitute another members entry, at that point it cant be changed or edited for my account, also the UPC code has no place ...
by ValueShopper on 21 Sep 14 09:47 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Ashley2265
This is a good starting point, but you really need an exercise plan to maximize the results. Even if it is just walking. Get moving!
04 Jul 13 for diet Weight Watchers