Meat (served plain, not over a starch)- 45 lbs. (If the meat has bones in it you will need more meat to account for the bones)
Meat (served over starch, like rice or noodles)- 35 lbs.
Green Beans- 404 oz. of canned beans
Frozen Broccoli Florets- 17 bags of 12oz. frozen broccoli florets for a total of 204 oz.
Mashed Potatoes- We need 2 1/2 large crockpots full. 35 lbs. of fresh potatoes or 4.75 pounds instant potatoes if you add sour cream and cream cheese, but if you don’t add those you will need 5.5 pounds instant potatoes.
Salad- 32 oz. Spring Mix-this is a specific type of lettuce, so if you don’t get Spring Mix then check the serving sizes for all other bag lettuce mixes, or 4 large heads iceberg lettuce (without much waste when chopping up) already cut up at home (3 small contatiners of tomatoes, cut in half, or one and a half large container with other toppings of choice to make 50 salads or more if we have guests)
Coleslaw- 8 lbs. of bagged cabbage and 32 oz. dressing
Tostitos- 80 oz.
Salsa- 70 oz.
Rice- 7 lbs. dry or 25 cups of uncooked rice
Refried Beans- 6 lbs. dry beans
Sour cream for a Mexican meal- 48 oz.
Limes for a Mexican meal- 12 large ones (cut up into wedges)