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I’m all about the boxes of macaroni and cheese that usually go on sale for $1 or less, but after trying this Instant Pot mac and cheese, I’m not sure I’ll ever go back. This has become a family staple and something great to make as a side when we’re having company. It is almost even less work than the blue box stuff, if you can believe it. It only takes 5 minutes of cooking in the Instant Pot, and it mostly just involves dumping things in. It turns out creamy and SO delicious!
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Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese
All you need is pasta, some liquid (I like chicken broth but water is fine), salt and pepper, butter, cheese, and milk. Yes, a few more ingredients than the boxed stuff, but I promise it’s worth it!
You’ll add the pasta, liquid, butter, salt and pepper to the pot and set it to cook for 5 minutes.
When the time is up, quick release the pressure and add the cheese. I use a mix of mozzarella and cheddar, but any cheese will do!
Then slowly add milk (up to about a cup) until it’s just the right level of creamy. Then enjoy!