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Learning how to make macaroni and cheese in the Instant Pot is super easy and you'll LOVE IT.

The Best Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Best Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

The key to cooking in your Instant Pot is to make sure you're adding spices just like you would if you were cooking on the stove!

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

If you've been too scared to try pasta in your Instant Pot, have no fear… Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese is here! This macaroni and cheese recipe is literally packed full of flavor (and cheeeeese!).

DIVIDE into 8 servings and they are 10 points each.

Ingredients:

2 cups uncooked macaroni noodles
2 cups water
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 tbs butter
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cayenne pepper (or black pepper) to taste
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup shredded smoked gouda cheese

Directions:

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Combine macaroni and water in Instant Pot (I use this one) and cook on high pressure for 6-7 minutes.

**Make sure to stir noodles/water well before cooking to break up any clumps of noodles that might form.

how to make macaroni and cheese in the instant pot

When fully cooked, vent your cooker until steam runs out. Then open and dump in your cheeses, evaporated milk, salt, and butter.

Macaroni and Cheese in the Instant Pot

Mix well for about 2 minutes or until you have an evenly thick/creamy consistency. Yum!!

Macaroni and Cheese in the Instant Pot

Sprinkle with pepper of choice and serve.

The Best Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

The best mac & cheese you can make in your Instant Pot!

  • 2 cups uncooked macaroni
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded smoked gouda cheese
  1. Combine macaroni and water in cooker and cook on high pressure for 6-7 minutes. **Make sure to stir noodles/water well before cooking to break up any clumps of noodles that might form.
  2. When fully cooked, vent your cooker until steam runs out, then open and dump in your cheeses, evaporated milk, salt, and butter.
  3. Mix well for about 2 minutes or until you have an evenly thick/creamy consistency.
  4. Sprinkle with pepper and serve.
Macaroni and Cheese in the Instant Pot

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Sadie Mae is a Lifestyle blogger living in Arizona with her three daughters. Her passions including traveling, healthy living, and teaching women how to work from home so they can spend more time with their kids.