Ingredient Equivalents

Not sure how much onion to chop to make one cup? Maybe you need four cups of corn kernels and you don't know if you have enough ears of corn? Check this handy list and you may find just the equivalent you need.

Red pepper – 1/2 cup diced – 3 ounces = 1/4 pepper

Yellow pepper – 1/2 cup diced – 3 ounces = 1/4 pepper

A large pepper is about 6.5 ounces

A smaller pepper like a poblano is 3 ounces

Small onion – 3.5 ounces whole

Small onion = 3 ounces = 2/3 cup

Medium onion – 5.5 ounces whole

Medium onion – 1 cup diced – 4.5 ounces

Large onion – 8 ounces whole

Large onion – 1 1/4 cup diced – 7 ounces

1 medium shallot = 1 ounce = 1/4 cup mince

1 large shallot = 2 ounce = 1/2 cup mince

1 rib celery = 2 ounces = 1/2 cup dice

1 small carrot 2 ounces = 1/3 cup dice

1 medium carrot = 3 ounces = 1/2 cup dice

1 large carrot = 4 ounces = 3/4 cup dice

10 mushrooms = 4 ounces

1 medium tomato = 4 ounces

1 ear of corn makes about 1.5 cups kernels

1 medium spear asparagus = 1/2 ounce

1 19 ounce can black beans = 2 cups

1 medium leaf napa cabbage = 1 ounce

4 cups arugula = 5 ounces

1 Tbsp. pine nuts = 10 grams

1 Tbsp. minced ginger = 3/8 ounce

1 lb. Mussels in shell = 3.5 ounces cooked and shucked

1 lime juiced = 1/4 cup lime juice

1 medium beet = 8 ounces

15 ounce can garbanzos = 1 1/5 cups

8 ounce tomato seeded = 5 ounces

1/2 cup diced pickle = 2.5 ounces

1 medium banana = 1/2 cup mashed

1/4 cup wasabi peas = 1 ounce