Pasta Encyclopedia: Cut Macaroni
Cut Macaroni, is named for its tubular shape that can vary in size and be either smooth or ridged. These small tubes pair best with dairy-based sauces with or without vegetables, and chunky fish or meat-based sauces.
Cut Macaroni originated from Northern and Central Italy, where it’s traditionally used in soups. It’s also perfect for Canadian favorites like pasta salad and the always macaroni & cheese.
Your Opportunity: Macaroni & cheese is the perfect way to add cut macaroni to a menu. Mac & cheese menu penetration is up 1.4% in the past five years. From the classic mac and cheese to trend-heavy version’s like this Sriracha Mac n’ Cheese – the possibilities are endless!