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## How much beef do I need for 4 adults?

Since beef tenderloin is a relatively lean, boneless cut of beef and tends to be quite expensive, you can easily cut down that recommendation to 6 ounces of beef per person, especially if your dinner menu includes a few hearty sides. For feeding four to six guests, you’ll want a roast between **1 1/2 to 2 pounds**.

## How do you calculate meat per person?

**A question we often get is “How much meat do I need?” The starting rule of thumb is:**

- Boneless Meat: 1/2 lb. per person for adults and 1/4 lb. per person for children.
- Bone-In Meat: 1 lb. person for adults and 1/2 lb. per person for children.

## How much beef do I need for 5 adults?

What weight of meat per person to order?

Boneless Meat | Number of People | Bone in meat |
---|---|---|

2lb / 0.91kg | 4 – 5 | 3lb / 1.36kg |

3lb / 1.36kg | 6 – 7 | 4lb / 1.82kg |

4lb / 1.82kg | 8 – 9 | 6lb / 2.73kg |

5lb / 2.27kg | 10 – 11 | 7lb / 3.18kg |

## How much beef do I need for 100 adults?

Share:

FOOD | SERVE 25 | SERVE 100 |
---|---|---|

Chicken or turkey breast | 8–9 pounds | 32–36 pounds |

Fish (fillets or steaks) | 7-½ pounds | 30 pounds |

Hamburgers | 6-½–9-½ pounds | 26–30 pounds |

Ham or roast beef | 10 pounds |
40 pounds |

## Is dark meat higher in fat than light meat?

**Light meat** contains slightly fewer calories than dark meat, which has a higher fat content—almost 3 extra grams of fat per 100 grams of meat, according to the USDA Nutrient Database—and more than twice the amount of saturated fat.

## How do you calculate food per person?

The easiest rule is the “**One Pound Rule**.” Provide one pound of food for each adult guest (not including drinks or dessert). NON-BOOZY DRINKS: Calculate two drinks the first hour and then an additional drink for every hour after that.

## What is the average weight of a steak?

Filet, Sirloin and Flat Iron Steaks are generally **8–9 ounces**, while Ribeye, Strip and Prime Rib callouts are frequently in the 12-ounce range.

## How do you calculate meat for a party?

**How to Figure Out How Much Meat to Buy Per Person**

- Multiply the number of guests you wish to serve by 0.2 if the meat is going to be an appetizer.
- Multiply the number of guests by 0.5 to 0.33 if the meat will be a part of the main course but there also will be other filling components.

## How much meat does a person need per day?

If you have trouble getting your head around what 222.2 pounds of meat looks like, think about it in this way: Government nutritionists recommend that Americans eat **5 to 6.5 ounces of meat per day**, using the well-known measurement of a serving the size of a deck of cards.

## How long do I cook my beef joint for?

Weigh the joint (with any stuffing, if using) in order to calculate the cooking time. If you like rare beef cook the joint for **20 minutes per 450g plus 20 minutes**, for a medium result cook the meat for 25 minutes per 450g plus 25 minutes and for a well done joint cook it for 30 minutes per 450g plus 30 minutes.