Instant Pot Weeknight Mac and Cheese

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recipe by Donna Kelly

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    9mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    562
based on 7 ratings

Weeknight Mac and Cheese

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/weeknight-mac-and-cheese/

recipe updated Mar 18, 2020

Ingredients

  • Sharp cheddar icon
    Sharp cheddar
    227 g (about 1 cup)
  • Macaroni icon
    Macaroni
    454 g (about 5 ¼ cups)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    2 tbsp (about 28.8 g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    4 cups (about 960 g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    2 tsp (about 12 g)
  • Evaporated milk icon
    Evaporated milk
    340.5 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    ¼ cup (about 37.8 g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add macaroni, butter, water and salt to the inner pot
  2. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  3. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 4 min
  4. Release pressure -
  5. Then stir evaporated milk, sharp cheddar and parmesan cheese into the inner pot
  6. Mix until melted and combined
  7. Serve immediately
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