How many cups in a pound of potatoes? If this is the question that hovers in your mind right and you are looking for a quick answer, you should go through this post.

This is how many potatoes are contained in one pound of potatoes.

One pound is generally made up of three medium russet potatoes and 10 small new potatoes. One pound of russet potatoes equals approximately3-1/2cups chopped or 2 to 3 cups mashed.

How many **potatoes** are in a cup? To reach the 1 cup mark, it took 1 medium-sized white potato. It took approximately 1.3 potatoes to make French fries. Two whole potatoes were enough to make 1 cup of mashed potatoes.

Some people also want to know how many cups in a pound.

Five cups are 2.5 pounds each. You can also look at it this way: For every one pound, you need two cups.

How much does 1 lb. of potatoes look like? One pound of potatoes is equal to two medium-sized potatoes for white potatoes and Russets. You can find one potato that is 1 lb, but it’s hard to calculate the number of cups.

**Summing up**

**How many cups in a pound of potatoes?**

That is approximately 2.2 cups of potatoes

**How many cups of potatoes are in a pound?**

One pound of potatoes yields about three cups of peeled & boiled potatoes.

**How many cups of mashed potatoes equal one pound of potatoes?**

Two cups equals one pound of mashed potatoes.

**How many cups of potatoes equal one pound?**

2 cups of mashed potatoes weigh one pound.

**How many cups are in a pound of instant potatoes?**

The instant potatoes I buy have no cups, so the answer is none.

**How many pounds of potatoes equal 80 cups?**

278.58 pounds of potatoes equals 80 cups

Hopefully, this short post has been able to give you the answers to the questions you are looking for.