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Pasta/Rice portions

#2
I eat the recommended portion size given on the pack, roughly 75g rice and 75-100g pasta.
Also, I follow the amounts given in the SW recipes which is pretty much the same as above.
 

Circes

Strutting her stuff
S: 17st12lb C: 10st7lb BMI: 22.3 Loss: 7st5lb(41.2%)
#4
Well last night I had quorn pilaf from an old SW magazine and it called for 5oz rice for a single-person recipe. That's 140g and I ate it all - yummy it was too! Pasta I tend not to weight but I usually get 4 servings from a 500g bag so that would be 125g.

The recommended amount on the pack is not usually enough for me.
 
S: 17st11lb C: 16st4lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 37.9 Loss: 1st7lb(8.43%)
#6
I used to be a carb junky so knew I had to watch my portions so I started off weighing out 50g dry weight -but I started to struggle to eat it all -so yesterday I did 25g dry weight and it was plenty... just to add I have mine in a small bowl and have salad on my plate so its not all Im having :D
 

Mrscush

Woman on a mission!
S: 11st9lb C: 11st9lb G: 10st2lb BMI: 28 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#7
I generally have 50g rice, and between 60 - 75g pasta, depending on what I am having it with.
So for example - carbonara, where its just a bit of bacon and some mushrooms etc - I would have 75g pasta, where as a spag bol, id rather have more of the bol - so reduce down the pasta to 60g!
You of course wouldnt have to do that, just my personal preference.

HTH
 

AmyS

is on the road to Slimdon
S: 14st4lb C: 13st9lb G: 10st5lb BMI: 30.8 Loss: 0st9lb(4.5%)
#8
I find the recommended amounts too much so I also have about 50g of rice and 75g Pasta.

Also depends if having a lunch or dinner as I will use slightly less for lunch!

xx
 

Beegee

The Big One
S: 19st3lb C: 11st10lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 28.1 Loss: 7st7lb(39.03%)
#9
I have more than the recommended amount - whoops! Probably 100g-ish for rice and 120g for pasta. Personally I don't think that's excessive, but may have to moderate if weight loss slows down.
 

peachy7

Silver Member
S: 13st5lb C: 12st13lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 33.1 Loss: 0st6lb(3.21%)
#10
I use a handful of rice (dried) but it's usually just too much, and a handful of pasta - per person
 


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