Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

The real deal

Servings: 
8 Servings
Prep Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ingredients: 
1
Pound
Elbow Macaroni
4
Tablespoons
Butter
2
Teaspoons
Ground Mustard
1/2
Teaspoon
Garlic Powder
2
Teaspoons
Kosher Salt
1/2
Teaspoon
Black Pepper
1/4
Teaspoon
Cayenne Pepper
4
Cups
Water
4
Ounces
Cream Cheese
1
Cup
Whole Milk
16
Ounces
Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Instructions: 
  1. Add the macaroni followed by the butter, water, ground mustard, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to the bowl of the Instant Pot. Place the lid on and set the vent to “sealing.”

  2. Cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes, then manually release the pressure. 

  3. Open the lid and add the cubed cream cheese stirring until smooth. 

  4. Add the milk and shredded cheese and continue to stir until all of the cheese is melted and smooth.

      *** Leave the Instant Pot on warm while you mix in the final cheese, then turn off. Let this sit for a few minutes to thicken up.