How Many Vegetables
To Fill Four Full Dehydrator Trays?
An Easy Guide for Vegetables
Deciding how many vegetables it will take to fill four full trays depends on what size dehydrator you have, so we created this guide. It does help to have a rough idea as to how many vegetables to purchase at the
This helps if you cannot afford to buy in bulk, and can only buy
vegetables on a weekly basis. Time to get growing your own, you say? :-)
Most of us do not have tons of spare room in our fridges and
freezers. Before you go out buying too much, here's a handy guide
that shows you roughly how many vegetables will fit on four dehydrator
trays. Please remember this is just a guide. It's not an exact science...
The reason why I picked how many vegetables does it take to fill four full trays is this: FOUR trays is the Nesco dehydrator brand's recommended minimum tray usage.
If you use any less than four full trays, for instance, only two trays, then you are not getting the proper air circulation necessary to dry your vegetables properly.
Read more about Nesco dehydrators here. They have plenty of great accessories, such as spare trays (I purchased the four-tray starter Nesco); non-stick sheets which are great for making fruit leathers. The non-stick sheets are also great for stopping smaller pieces of food from dropping down into the tray below. When food dries, shrinkage occurs.
Excalibur dehydrators also have the non-stick sheets for the same purpose as Nesco.
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Here is a guide to How Many Vegetables
- Cut Green Beans: fresh or frozen, 2lb
- Broccoli: fresh or frozen, 2lbs
- Butternut Squash: fresh, 1 medium squash; frozen 2lb
- Cabbage: fresh sliced, 1/2 cabbage head
- Carrots: fresh, sliced 5-8 carrots; frozen 2lb
- Cauliflower: fresh, 1 medium; frozen 2lb
- Celery: fresh, 1 stalk, sliced
- Cut Corn: fresh: 6-8 ears; frozen 2lb
- Garlic: Elephant, fresh: 1 large bulb
- Mushrooms: fresh, 2lb
- Onions: fresh 1-1/2 to 2 medium to large; diced frozen 2lb
- Peas: fresh or frozen 2lb
- Peppers: fresh, cut in strips 4-5; frozen 2lb
- Potatoes: fresh, varies 4-6; frozen diced hash brown 2lb
- Tomatoes: fresh, 7-9
- Zucchini: fresh, 3-6
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Both Brands Are Super Dehydrators
As mentioned in the dehydrator section, I do have an Excalibur dehydrator and a Nesco dehydrator.
I use the Nesco on a daily/weekly basis, and the Excalibur is great for proofing bread!
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