How to Make Mac and Cheese in an Instant Pot

Make Mac and Cheese in an Instant Pot

How to Make Mac and Cheese in an Instant Pot

Make mac and cheese in instant pot is so easy. Since I’ve had my Instant Pot for a while, I’ve developed a few recipes that are worthy of YOU, my favourite internet users, even though I’m not the world’s greatest Instant Pot expert.

This Mac & Cheese, my friends, is at the top of the list. top spot, first place, gold medalist. Nothing could be simpler or more cheesy. This recipe is amazing. Of course, I also adore our other Instant Pot recipes. But today, cheese is the star of the show. A golden supper that improves life is elbow macaroni with melted cheese, which is nostalgic, creamy, straightforward, and uncomplicated.

Steps for making

1. Place the noodles, water, and salt in the Instant Pot, cover it, and press a few buttons to start cooking.

2. To make your cheese sauce, stir in the milk, butter, and cheese.

3. That completes there is no more steps. Now take your dish in hand and begin scooping!

I want to connect with you and provide recipes that you’ll actually make and enjoy. And this is my top priority with Pinch of Yum. I have no doubt that you can and will actually make this. And if you enjoy cheese, I’m sure you’ll adore this one.

Additionally, I have cooked this in a variety of Instant Pot models—both “the old ones” and “the new ones”—and they are all excellent. My personal Instant Pot is the DUO60*.

How to Make Mac and Cheese in an Instant Pot
macaroni pasta and cheese bake with creamy bechamel sauce.


You’ve prepared amazing Mac and cheese in the Instant Pot, but you want to take it to the next level. Do you mind if we put a few of the following on top?

Add some black pepper
A little hot sauce
Broken pieces of salty bacon
maybe some additional cheese on top? You do you.


The brand of Instant Pot mac and cheese must be identified. You have outgrown mac & cheese from a box, but you do not want to make the commitment necessary for a big, fancy baked deal. You want something that lies in between the truffle-baked mac and tastes like Velveeta range. Fortunately, you have friends. This is the ideal transitional period. When you want REAL FOOD mac and cheese with a velvety, creamy sauce and only 5 ingredients in 15 minutes, this is the recipe for you.

  • It is gruel for the hangry.
  • I’m eating mac & cheese since I’m out of groceries.
  • I would still cook this mac and cheese even if I didn’t.
  • It is mac and cheese that says “FEED ME NOW AND LOVE ME FOREVER.”

Why Make Mac and Cheese in the Instant Pot?

In my opinion, the point of Instant Pot Mac and Cheese is that it is rather uncomplicated and easy to prepare. People have been complaining about how annoying it is when people only use the Instant Pot for “simple dishes like Mac & Cheese,” according to people I’ve seen snooping around the internet.I’m sorry, but I respectfully disagree. People use the Instant Pot for everyday dishes like mac and cheese for a reason—especially in this instance—because the mac and cheese it can produce is NEXT LEVEL GOOD. Although I lack the food science knowledge necessary to explain how or why this works, the texture of the creamy sauce, which contains cheese,  milk, melted butter, and other ingredients.

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