Worksheet Vegetables

How many cups of vegetables did you eat each day? In general, count each of the following as 1 cup:

  • Raw vegetables, 1 cup
  • Cooked vegetables, 1 cup
  • Vegetable juice, 1 cup
  • Leafy greens, 2 cups
  • Beans, cooked, 1 cup (for example, kidney, black, or garbanzo beans)
  • Bell pepper (green), 1 large
  • Bell pepper (red), 1 large
  • Broccoli, 3 spears
  • Carrots, 2 medium
  • Celery, 2 large stalks
  • Corn, 1 ear
  • Potato, baked or boiled, 1 medium
  • Sweet potato, baked, 1 large
  • Tofu, 1 cup
  • Tomato, 1 large

For more information on what counts as a cup of vegetables, go to mypyramid.gov.

Day Amount Eaten: Vegetables

Day 1 _cups

Day 2 _cups

Day 3 _cups

Total three-day intake _cups

Average daily intake cups (total intake divided by 3) cups (from table earlier in this chapter)

Recommended intake

Compare your average daily intake to the recommended intake. How many more (or fewer) cups of vegetables should you be eating?

_cups of vegetables

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