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# How many tomatoes in a pound?

## Last post Aug 13, 2016 9:40 AM by Elainebroening . 4 replies.

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• How many tomatoes in a pound?
I am getting ready to make salsa and it says 5 pounds of tomatoes but I do ot have a scale. So does anyone know how many are in a pound and I have all sizes. Thank you in advance.
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• RE: How many tomatoes in a pound?
I would say about 4 apple size of 2 very large.
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• RE: How many tomatoes in a pound?
How to measure tomatoes
Different varieties of tomatoes are interchangeable in most recipes.
Tomato Equivalents
• 3 medium globe tomatoes = 1 pound
• 8 small plum tomatoes = 1 pound
• 25 to 30 cherry tomatoes = 1 pound
• 2 cups chopped tomatoes = 1 pound
• 3/8 cup of tomato paste plus 1/2 cup water = 1 cup tomato sauce
• 1 cup canned tomatoes = 1-1/2 cups fresh, chopped, cooked tomatoes
• 1/2 pound or 1 tomato = 1 serving
• 1 cup firmly packed fresh tomato = 1/2 cup tomato sauce plus 1/2 cup water
• 1 pound fresh = 1-1/2 cups chopped
• 1 (16-ounce) can = 2 cups
• 1 (35-ounce) can = 4 cups undrained
• 1 (28-ounce) can = 3 cups undrained
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• RE: How many tomatoes in a pound?
Thank you for the equivalents. I should have remembered. That is how i measure beans and macaroni.
Thank you very much.
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• Re: How many tomatoes in a pound?
3 round tomatoes
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