How much salad do you need to feed 150 people?

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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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Four ounces is considered the normal serving. For 150 to 200 people you will need 40 to 50 pounds. If they are hungry you may want to go more than that!
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For 150 people eating pasta salad, I would say you need
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Like MHA says, it depends on what else you are serving. !/2 cup of macaroni salad per person is probably enough if you have a meat and other side dishes. Call it 80 cups - 20 quarts
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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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