Many recipes tell you to use 1 bunch of cilantro but how much cilantro is in a bunch? And how much cilantro do you need for a cup of chopped cilantro? This is especially important if you grow your own cilantro since there is no "cilantro bunch" defined. We decided to find out.
In order to figure out how much cilantro is in a bunch we used 1 average bunch of cilantro that weighed 2.8 ounces for our measurements. We found out that one bunch of cilantro contains about 93 sprigs of cilantro. This means that there is about ¾ cup of packed cilantro leaves in a bunch, 1 cup of chopped cilantro leaves in a bunch, and 1½ cups of loose cilantro leaves in a bunch.
Hopefully you now that you know how much cilantro is in a bunch you won't waste any cilantro when cooking.
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