Marcato Atlas 150 Home Italian Pasta Maker

Last updated: December 15, 2022

This pasta maker rolls and cuts pasta dough with its chrome-plated steel device. It comes with the pasta machine, pasta cutter, hand crank, clamp and instructions. It can be cleaned with a dry brush or cloth.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This pasta maker is perfect for making lasagna, fettuccine, and tagliatelle at home.

In our analysis of 107 expert reviews, the Marcato Atlas 150 Home Italian Pasta Maker placed 3rd when we looked at the top 26 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Marcato’s Original World-Famous Atlas Pasta Machine, called the Ferrari of the pasta machine world by Cook’s Illustrated, rolls and cuts pasta dough for making traditional Italian pasta at home. Nothing tastes better than fresh authentic homemade pasta and learning how to make fresh pasta couldn’t be easier! Easily make 3 pasta shapes, lasagne, fettuccine, and tagliolini. The adjustment dial easily controls the dough thickness and rolls homemade pasta dough evenly for a consistent texture, cook time and taste. Rolled pasta cooks more evenly and absorbs more delicious sauce. Roll dough up to 150-millimeters wide and quickly choose from 10 different thickness settings, between a paper-thin 0.6-millimeters to 4.8-millimeters, to personalize pasta on the fly to each recipe. The Atlas Pasta Machine is equipped to attach a Pasta Drive motor or any of 12 pasta cutting accessories that are sold separately. Made in Italy. Wipes clean with a dry brush or cloth after each use. Includes the Pasta Machine, pasta cutter, hand crank, clamp, complete instructions and a 10-year manufacturer’s warranty. Available exclusively from HIC Harold Import Co.

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Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The Atlas 150 retails for $70—a reasonable price considering its high-quality construction, swift execution, and delicious results. Add an unbeatable 10-year manufacturer's warranty to the equation, and this product a no-brainer buy.
The main reason we love this equipment is due to the material in which it is built. Anodized aluminum, is the main material of this pasta machine, and it is a material that will not leave harmful particles (such as nickel and chromium) in your dough.
This noodle maker comes with a 10-year warranty and is manufactured in Italy.
12 optional accessories give you options for making pasta in many other shapes and thicknesses.
Allows for a wide variety of thickness settings.
This machine was really just a joy to use. It was wide enough to clamp down on my thick Boos Block table, and it didn't budge at all as we cranked away.
This is a perfect tool for any home cook. It is very easy to use, store, and clean. The only problem is that I want to make pasta all the time! :)
Cook’s Illustrated has described Marcato’s Atlas Pasta Machine as the Ferrari of the world of pasta machines for all good reasons. It cuts and rolls pasta dough very nicely to make typical Italian pasta at your home.
Easy to clean.
The outside piece of this machine can likewise be wiped clean without breaking a sweat.
The Marcato Atlas Pasta Maker is an Italian-made pasta machine with chrome-plated steel. It has 9, easily adjustable thickness settings and a hand crank. A
The Marcato Atlas 150 is equipped with Wellness rollers which are made of anodized aluminum. Anodized aluminum is twice as hard as stainless steel, making the chance of metal particles less likely with rollers made from anodized aluminum.
The composition of the pasta maker itself is safe as well. There are no rough or protruding areas that could lead to damage unless it was being used in a way that it was not meant to.
With the Marcato, you pull the dial out, turn to the desired thickness, and then release the dial and it locks into place. There are 10 roller settings: 0 is the widest which flattens dough to 0.6 millimeters and 9 is the narrowest at 4.8 millimeters.
This machine is cost efficient if you compare it with other pasta maker and the services provided by them. This machine is available at only $97.77 and come with 10 years of warranty.

What reviewers didn't like

More expensive than similar hand-crank machines
This pasta maker model is limited, allowing you to make only three shapes. The lasagna and fettuccine noodles are come out in sections 6 mm wide sections, and the tagliolini comes out in 1.5 mm sections.
Marcato Atlas only makes flat pasta shapes.
Comes only with 2 attachments.
Occasionally damage can occur from dough moisture that isn’t fully dried.
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