Macaroni is most famously used in cheesy, rich and tasty macaroni cheese, a classic comfort food or side dish. Thanks to its hollow tube, the cheesy sauce is able to get trapped within giving a delicious mouthful every forkful.
A classic and well-loved pasta shape that is instantly recognizable by its small curved tube-like appearance. It is a staple in various pasta dishes, especially in American cuisine, where it is commonly used in comfort foods like macaroni and cheese.
Texture & Cooking
A simple and pleasant texture when cooked.
Elbow macaroni is incredibly versatile and can be used in a wide range of dishes. Its small size makes it perfect for pasta salads, soups, casseroles, and baked dishes. It is most famously associated with macaroni and cheese, a beloved comfort food. The pasta’s shape and size hold the cheese sauce well, creating a creamy and satisfying dish.