# How Many Onions Is 3 Lbs

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# How Many Onions Is 3 Lbs?

### How many onions are in 3lbs?

**Two medium onions**, about the size of an average apple or navel orange, weigh about one pound. When you’re faced with onions that range from the size of a shallot to the softball-sized behemoths, stick to the middle ground and go for the medium-sized onions.

### How many cups is 3 lbs onions?

Vegetable Measurements for Recipes

Asparagus | 1 pound = 3 cups chopped |
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Onions | 1 pound = 4 cups sliced = 2 cups cooked |

Parsnips | 1 pound unpeeled = 1-1/2 cups cooked and pureed |

Peas | 1 pound whole = 1 to 1-1/2 cups shelled |

Potatoes | 1 pound (3 medium) sliced = 2 cups mashed |

### How much does 3 onions weigh?

Yields & Conversions

Onion Size (inches) | 2-1/2 | 3 |
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Raw Onion Average Weight | 4.34 ounces | 7.27 ounces |

Raw Onion Weight Range | 3.71 to 5.33 ounces | 6.26 to 9.23 ounces |

Usable Peeled Onion per Raw Peeled Weight | 73.54% | 77.72% |

Peeled Onion Weight Range | 2.47 to 4.68 ounces | 4.81 to 7.84 ounces |

### How many pounds is one large onion?

To do that right, I need to do it by weight; to give you instructions, I need to know what “2 large onions, chopped” actually means….How much does an Extra-Large onion weigh?

Onion | Size | Large |
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Average | Weight | 10 oz / 285g |

Weight | Range | 8 to 12 oz |

Sports Ball | Comparison | Softball |

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### How much are onions per pound?

Onions

A | G | |
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1 | Onions—Average retail price per pound and per cup equivalent, 2016 | |

2 | Form | Average price |

3 | per cup equivalent | |

4 | Fresh1 | $0.41 |

### How many chopped onions make a pound?

There are 6 small onions (about 2.5 ounces each), 4 to 5 medium onions (about 3 to 3.5 ounces each), or **3 large onions** in 1 pound. Like most fruits and vegetables, the number of onions needed to measure 1 cup depends on how coarsely you chop it.

### How many cups is 2 pounds?

Pounds and cups for butter

Pounds to cups | Cups to pounds |
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1 lb = 2 cups | 1 cup = 0.5 pounds |

2 lb = 4 cups | 2 cups = 1 pounds |

3 lb = 6 cups | 3 cups = 1.5 pounds |

4 lb = 8 cups | 4 cups = 2 pounds |

### What is the weight of one onion?

We are not aware of any standard sizes or charts for produce, but from Nigella’s previous recipes we would consider a large onion to be in the region of **225-275g (8-9 ounces)**. A medium onion would be smaller than this and around 150-170g (about 6 ounces) and a small onion around 125g (4 1/2 ounces) or below.

### How many cups is 3 large onions?

After that, we peeled the onions, cut them into a medium, quarter-inch dice, and then measured the yield of each one. In our test, a medium onion yielded around 2 cups of diced onions, while a large onion yielded **3 cups** of the same sized dice.

### How much is a single onion?

Onions

A | B | |
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2 | Form | Average retail price |

3 | ||

4 | Fresh1 | $1.05 |

5 | 1Excludes varieties such as scallions, shallots, pearl onions, and cioppini onions. The USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR) reports that 10 percent of raw onions is refuse. It is assumed that fresh onions are consumed raw. |

### How much does a Vidalia onion weigh?

Vidalia Onions are sold loose by the pound, in **2, 3 and 5-pound “pre-packs,” and in 10, 25, and 50-pound mesh bags and boxes**. Generally recognized Vidalia Onion sizes are small (1 to 2 1/4 inches), medium (2 to 3 inches), and jumbo (over 3 inches).

### How many lbs is 3 cups?

Pounds and cups for granulated sugar

Pounds to cups | Cups to pounds |
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1 lb = 2.26 cups | 1 cup = 0.44 pounds |

2 lb = 4.52 cups | 2 cups = 0.89 pounds |

3 lb = 6.77 cups | 3 cups = 1.33 pounds |

4 lb = 9.03 cups | 4 cups = 1.77 pounds |

### How many cups is a LB?

16 ounces equals one pound or **two cups**.

### How much cups are in a pound?

16 ounces equals one pound or **two cups**. Another way to look at the equivalent is that one cup weighs eight ounces and therefore two cups equal 16 ounces and this is the same weight of one pound–16 ounces.

### How much is 2 cups of onions?

In our test, **a medium onion** yielded around 2 cups of diced onions, while a large onion yielded 3 cups of the same sized dice.

### How much is onions per pound?

Onions

A | G | |
---|---|---|

1 | Onions—Average retail price per pound and per cup equivalent, 2016 | |

2 | Form | Average price |

3 | per cup equivalent | |

4 | Fresh1 | $0.41 |

### How many onions is 2 cups?

After that, we peeled the onions, cut them into a medium, quarter-inch dice, and then measured the yield of each one. In our test, **a medium onion** yielded around 2 cups of diced onions, while a large onion yielded 3 cups of the same sized dice.

### How many cups is 2 lbs?

Pounds and cups for granulated sugar

Pounds to cups | Cups to pounds |
---|---|

2 lb = 4.52 cups | 2 cups = 0.89 pounds |

3 lb = 6.77 cups | 3 cups = 1.33 pounds |

4 lb = 9.03 cups | 4 cups = 1.77 pounds |

5 lb = 11.29 cups | 5 cups = 2.21 pounds |

### How many lbs are in 2 cups?

Cup to Pound Conversion Table

Volume in Cups: | Weight in Pounds of: | |
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Water | Milk | |

2/3 c | 0.347725 lb | 0.358157 lb |

3/4 c | 0.391191 lb | 0.402927 lb |

1 c | 0.521588 lb | 0.537235 lb |

### How do you measure pounds?

How to Measure Ounces and Pounds – YouTube