15-Minute Instant Pot® Macaroni & Cheese Recipe Is a Food Coma in the Making by Donna John
While scrolling through Facebook, one of those enticing, draw-you-in food videos popped up in my feed for an Instant Pot® macaroni and cheese recipe. After quickly surveying my kitchen, the realization that not all the ingredients were accounted for started to sink in. What to do? Improvise! The result was a creamy mac and cheese, another successful Instant Pot® endeavor and ... food coma. Turn this into a meal by adding chopped brisket, sausage or ham. Diced jalapeno, onion and bacon would also not be frowned upon.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
- 1 bag (16 ounces) elbow macaroni
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 4 cups water
- 1 cup heavy cream, evaporated milk or whole milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
- 8 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
- 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
- 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- Tabasco sauce (optional)
Here's how to make it:
Put the noodles, butter, water, cream and mustard in your Instant Pot®. Add salt and pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.
Cook on the steam sitting on high pressure for 4 minutes.
Quick release after 4 minutes and open lid.
Add the cheeses and a few shakes of Tabasco sauce, if using. Stir well.
Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Serve.
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