Instant Pot Mac N Cheese

Instant Pot Mac N Cheese Recipe

Rich, creamy, and delicious… macaroni and cheese is a recipe that tastes like home. Once you have tried making Mac N Cheese in the Instant Pot, you’ll never do it any other way!

Instant Pot Mac N Cheese

Mac n cheese is an all-time favorite for many families. Kids and adults alike enjoy this classic dish. A favorite for many families, macaroni and cheese is instant happiness. This Instant Pot Mac N Cheese recipes makes serving this family favorite easier than ever.

How To Make Macaroni And Cheese In Instant Pot

In just fifteen minutes, you can have delicious homemade macaroni and cheese ready to go. No need to spend an entire hour making this meal, you don’t even need to boil your macaroni noodles! With just five ingredients and fifteen minutes, you can have cheesy, gooey Instant Pot Mac N Cheese. That is easier than buying a box of macaroni and cheese from the grocery store (and no instant cheese powder in sight)!

Pressure Cooker Mac N Cheese

If I ever doubted how much I love my Instant Pot, not having to pre-boil my macaroni for mac n cheese reignited my flame. You read that right, no need to pre-cook your pasta. Are you convinced that you have to try this instant pot take on a classic family favorite?

Homemade Macaroni And Cheese In Instant Pot With Real Melted Cheese

You start this quick and easy recipe by putting macaroni, water, and salt in your instant pot. Close the lid and turn the valve to a sealing position. Press “Pressure Cook” or “Manual” and set the timer to 2minutes on High pressure. When your pasta is done cooking, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes, then quick release the remaining steam and open your instant pot’s lid. After your macaroni is cooked, press the “Saute” button of the instant pot. Add the heavy cream and stir. Mix in cheddar cheese and stir until the cheese has melted. Remove the mac n cheese from the instant pot and serve it right away.

easy instapot mac and cheese

If you are craving taste of childhood or looking for a classic meal to your own family, look no further than this Instant Pot Mac N Cheese. Using your instant pot makes making macaroni and cheese easier than ever. No boiling water, no cooking noodles ahead of time, no pre-heating, no oven, no pots and pans, no baking dish. Creamy and mouthwatering, this Instant Pot Mac N Cheese would be perfect for a family gathering, a fast and delicious dinner, or a potluck. It is easy to make and absolutely delicious.

Instapot Macaroni And Cheese

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Instant Pot Mac N Cheese

This Instant Pot mac n cheese is amazing! So easy to make, creamy and delicious! Once you try making mac n cheese in the Instant Pot, you'll never make it any other way!
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, pasta
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 569
Author: MelanieCooks.com

Ingredients

  • 1 box elbow macaroni (16 oz)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or evaporated milk or whole milk)
  • 1 package shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

Instructions

  • Put macaroni, water and salt in the Instant Pot. Close the Instant Pot lid and turn the valve to a Sealing position. Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 2 minutes on High pressure.
    step 1 of making mac n cheese in instant pot
  • When it's done cooking, let the pressure release naturally (NR) for 5 minutes with the Instant Pot still plugged in, then quick release (QR) the remaining steam and open the lid.
    cooked elbow macaroni
  • Press the "Saute" button of the Instant Pot.
  • Add the heavy cream and stir. Add the Cheddar cheese and stir until cheese is melted.
    adding shredded cheese to cooked macaroni
  • Remove mac n cheese from the Instant Pot and serve immediately.
    Instapot Macaroni And Cheese

Nutrition

Calories: 569kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 650mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 319mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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