# How much is a lb of sweet potatoes?

Many recipes call for medium-size sweet potatoes. Some in the grocery store are huge. For cooking purposes, 1 pound of sweet potatoes equals about three medium whole, 2 cups mashed or 3½ to 4 cups chopped.

Just so, how much is a pound of sweet potatoes?

After surveying the vegetable selection we discovered that 1 pound of sweet potatoes is equal to 2 large or 3 medium sweet potatoes. We decided to use a medium sweet potato for our measurements. We found that it took 1.25 medium sweet potatoes to obtain 1 cup of sliced potato.

Also, how much is a large sweet potato? Medium potato: 2 to 3″ in diameter, 5-8oz (140-225g) Large potato: 3 to 4.25″ in diameter, 8-12oz (225-340g)

One may also ask, how much does sweet potato cost?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported f.o.b. prices of \$12-16 for a 40-pound carton of orange sweet potatoes from eastern North Carolina Feb. 26. Last year around the same time prices were \$14-16, down from mostly \$16-17 in 2016 and \$16-18 in 2015.

How many cups is 4 lbs of sweet potatoes?

Vegetable Measurements for Recipes

Asparagus 1 pound = 3 cups chopped
Spinach 1 pound = ¾ to 1 cup cooked
Squash (summer) 1 pound = 4 cups grated = 2 cups salted and drained
Squash (winter) 2 pounds = 2-½ cups cooked and pureed
Sweet potatoes 1 pound = 4 cups grated = 1 cup cooked and pureed