How much salad do you need to feed 150 people?


For enough salad to feed 150 people caterers will typically need 20 lbs. of tossed salad mix or 23 heads of romaine lettuce. This can vary based on intended serving size, type of salad or intended toppings.
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The general rule for meat is 1/2 pound (raw, uncooked) per person. Cooked is about 3 or 4 ounces per person. For potato salad and coleslaw, assume 4 oz per person. Green Salad I would
It depends what else they are eating. - If only pasta salad, then i would serve 8 oz each, or a total of 75 pounds.
Things You'll Need. 32 cups cubed, peeled cooked potatoes (about 45 medium potatoes). 30 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled. 1 dozen hard-cooked eggs, chopped. 4 cartons (8 oz. each)
A serving size would be 4-6 oz of each per person. It doesn't sound like much, but you will have a lot less leftover if you do strict portion control. Figure about 38 pounds each
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Depending on the type of salad, a good rule of thumb to follow is to prepare about 2-2 1/2 cups of salad per person, including things like cucumbers, and slices of tomatoes. For 150 people, it would be good to make at least 40 pounds of salad.
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