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Kitchen Dictionary: macaroni

Pronounced: mak-uh-ROH-nee


Macaroni is technically any pasta made without eggs. While generally thought of as just the elbow tube shape, macaroni can be any shape, including shells, twists, ribbons, ditalini (very short tubes), mostaccioli (large, 2-inch long tubes), rigatoni (short grooved tubes), and ziti (long, thin tubes).


Season: available year-round

Substitutions: 8 oz spaghetti, uncooked = 2 cups uncooked macaroni or 4 cups cooked; 4 cups fine egg noodles, uncooked

More Macaroni Recipes
Popular Macaroni Recipes
Romano's Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread
Easy Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese
Fannie Farmer's Classic Baked Macaroni & Cheese

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 368
Calories from Fat 26 (7%)
Total Fat 2.9g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.4g 2%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 33mg 1%
Potassium 229mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 70.1g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g %
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 14.5g 28%

How is this calculated?