Bean Yield Chart

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RD

Ms. Myrdal Miller is the Program Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, and is a member of the Bean Institute Editorial Board.  She can be contacted at a_myrdal@culinary.edu

½ cup cooked beans, drained equals 1 serving of beans
one 15-oz. can of beans equals 1 ½ cups cooked beans, drained
one 15-oz. can of beans equals 3 servings of beans
one pound of dry beans equals 2 cups dry beans
one pound of dry beans will yield 6 cups cooked beans, drained
one cup of dry beans will yield 3 cups cooked beans, drained