Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese Magic

Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese Magic

Imagine the rich, creamy goodness of mac ‘n’ cheese, but ready in a fraction of the time. That’s the magic of our Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese! Perfectly cooked pasta enveloped in a velvety cheese sauce – it’s a comfort food lover’s dream come true. Whether you’re short on time or simply craving some cheesy indulgence, this recipe is here to satisfy your cravings.


  • 2 cups elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. In your Instant Pot, add the elbow macaroni and just enough water to cover it.
  2. Close the Instant Pot lid, set to “Manual” mode, and cook for 4 minutes. Quick release the pressure.
  3. Drain the pasta and set it aside.
  4. In the same Instant Pot, melt the butter using the “Sauté” mode.
  5. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder until it forms a paste.
  6. Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture thickens.
  7. Add the shredded cheddar and mozzarella cheese, stirring until it’s smooth and creamy.
  8. Return the cooked macaroni to the Instant Pot and mix until the pasta is well coated in the cheese sauce.
  9. Let it sit for a few minutes to thicken further, and then serve hot.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 6 servings

Indulge in the Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese Magic for a quick and delicious meal that the whole family will love. Creamy, cheesy, and ready in minutes!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 380, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 17g

Imagine serving up this Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese at your next family dinner. Watch as smiles light up the room and seconds are dished out because it’s that good. This recipe is not just convenient; it’s a true magic trick for your taste buds. So, the next time you’re in need of some comfort, remember the Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese Magic recipe – it’s a game-changer!

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