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how many pounds meatballs do I need for 40 people at a baby shower

Baby shower 40 people attending

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Asked by cheryl636 at 6:35 PM on Aug. 23, 2013 in Entertainment

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  • Is this meant as part of a meal, or as an appetizer?

    For a meal I would figure 1 lb per 4 people. If it's just an appetizer, 1 lb for 6 people.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 6:40 PM on Aug. 23, 2013

  • I'd do 10-15 lbs

    Answer by staciandababy at 6:48 PM on Aug. 23, 2013

  • I would say 1/2 lb. per person, so 20 lbs.

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:20 PM on Aug. 23, 2013

  • Do you mean as finger food? About 4-8 meatballs per person, I would say about 15 llbs of meat plus whatever you add into it should be fine, if you are making dinner then add about 5 lbs to it.

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 8:16 PM on Aug. 23, 2013

  • The rule of thumb is 1/3 of a pound to 1/2 l pound per person. if you have several side dishes.

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:22 PM on Aug. 23, 2013

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