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How many cups of cabbage is a 12 oz bag?

Cook81 Mar 30, 2011 08:38 PM

Anyone know how many cups of shredded cabbage is in a 12 oz bag? I have shredded cabbage, but no scale.

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  1. Jay F RE: Cook81 Mar 30, 2011 09:02 PM

    And no measuring cup?

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      Cook81 RE: Jay F Mar 30, 2011 09:12 PM

      Have a measuring cup, but don't know how many cups are a 12 oz. bag . I'm assuming 11/2 cups is not a 12 oz bag of shredded cabbage. Correct me if I'm wrong.

      1. re: Cook81
        Jay F RE: Cook81 Mar 30, 2011 10:09 PM

        Am I missing something? If you have a 12 oz. bag of anything, and you want to know how many cups it contains, measure it.

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          Cook81 RE: Jay F Mar 30, 2011 10:12 PM

          I have fresh shredded cabbage from my own cabbage. I need 12 oz for a recipe. How much shredded cabbage should I use?

    2. greygarious RE: Cook81 Mar 30, 2011 10:22 PM

      Hard to say, since how tightly it is packed makes a difference. Hang a coat hanger from a kitchen cabinet. Using a clothespin, on one end hang a 12 oz bag of anything you have, or something like a 12 oz can or two small cans of tomato paste in a ziploc bag, then hang another ziploc with shredded cabbage on the other end and add/subtract till they look level. You'll be quite close to 12 oz.

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      1. re: greygarious
        Cook81 RE: greygarious Mar 30, 2011 10:41 PM

        Sound like fun:)
        I guess I'll just eyeball it and adjust taste as needed .

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