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Dried pasta doubles or triples in size as it cooks and plumps up with water as it becomes re-hydrated, so you would need to measure 1 to 1-1/2 cups.

Fresh pasta does not plump up to the same degree. Look on the package, or ask the seller, to see how many servings you can expect per package.

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Q: How much pasta do you need for 3 cups cooked pasta?
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