What does "2 cups of Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced" mean?

Is that 2 cups of sliced Brussels sprouts or 2 cups of whole brussels sprouts, sliced?

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chef O. February 18, 2012
Oi vey! Is it really that critical? Use the measurement that fits how many Brussels you want to eat. At the end of the day the difference is probably only 1/2 a cup. Enjoy!
 
Panfusine February 18, 2012
I'd say run enough Brussel sprouts through a mandoline and measure out 2 cups of the sliced shreds
 
bigpan February 18, 2012
If you don't have a recipe, sauté the sliced sprouts in olive oil and butter with bacon and onion ... a great side dish.
 
Christine February 18, 2012
Since it says "2 cups Brussel sprouts, thinly sliced" instead of "2 cups thinly sliced Brussel sprouts", i would measure before slicing.
 
lloreen February 18, 2012
When they are sliced, the pieces should fit in about 2 cups.
 
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