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Creamy Instant Pot Mac And Cheese – Easy, 5-Ingredient Recipe

Mac and cheese is such a classic, well-known recipe so it goes without saying there are also tons of recipe adaptations out there. Mine however, has to do with the instant pot so keep reading if you love this nifty appliance as much as I do. This recipe is for a perfectly creamy instant pot mac and cheese that adults and kids alike will go crazy for. It ticks all the boxes of our favorite comfort food and best of all, it only takes one pot.

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese

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Creamy Instant Pot Mac And Cheese – Easy, 5-Ingredient Recipe

Easy 5-Ingredient Instant Pot Mac And Cheese
  • Author: Anna - MissWish.com
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
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Ingredients

1 pound elbow macaroni

4 cups water

3 tbsp unsalted butter

12 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

1/3 cup cream cheese

1 teaspoon dry mustard (more or less to taste)

salt, black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the macaroni, butter, pinch of salt and water in the Instant pot.
  2. Stir to combine.
  3. Close and seal the Instant pot.
  4. Turn the venting knob to SEALING.
  5. Press the PRESSURE COOK button and check to make sure the pressure level shows as “High” on the display.
  6. Adjust the timer to 4 minutes. (The cooking time is half of the suggest time on the pasta box.)
  7. When finished cooking, let the pressure come down naturally for 10 minutes, then quick release the rest of the pressure.
  8. Open the lid.
  9. Add the shredded cheese, cream cheese and dry mustard.
  10. Stir to combine.
  11. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  12. Serve warm.
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