How Much Meat Do You Need?

Use calculator to help determine how much meat to buy.

  • Select your meat type
  • Adjust how many diners you’ll have
  • Our recommendation will display just above your entries

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.

Then adjust for your situation.

  • Are you feeding any seniors or teenagers?
  • Do you want leftovers?
  • Do you have any other main dish items?
  • Beef
  • Prime Rib
  • Pork
  • Lamb
  • Turkey
  • Roaster Hog