How Many Meatballs Do You Need to Feed 100 People?

How Many Meatballs Do You Need to Feed 100 People?

How Many Meatballs Do You Need to Feed 100 People?

The number of meatballs needed for 100 people depends upon their size and the manner in which they are served. A standard main course serving size is 6 ounces of meat per guest, or approximately 600 1-ounce meatballs, 400 1 1/2-ounce meatballs, 300 2-ounce meatballs and 200 3-ounce meatballs.

To make sure that everyone is fed at a large dinner party or event, serve large, 3-ounce meatballs on their own. Pair medium-sized meatballs with pasta and plan for 1 1/2 to 2 ounces of pasta per guest. Soup can be served with small, 1/2-ounce meatballs. Less meat is needed when meatballs are served as an appetizer, typically 2 to 3 ounces or six bites per guest.