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Instant Pot™ Creamy Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot™ Creamy Mac and Cheese
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8
This creamy mac and cheese is just as easy as your favorite box brand, but is technically homemade. It’s a throw-together, stir-together cheesy pasta that can serve as family dinner or a holiday side dish.
Updated November 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
  • 1 lb uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 8 oz Kraft™ Velveeta™ original cheese product, cut into small cubes
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 6-quart Instant Pot™ insert with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Add broth and macaroni to insert; stir.
  • 3
    Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 5 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve in VENTING position to release pressure. Add milk, mustard, cheeses and butter. Carefully stir until cheeses are melted.

Expert Tips

  • Add a little spice by pinch of cayenne with the Dijon.
  • Freshly shredded cheese will melt easier and provide a creamier result.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
1040mg
43%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
53g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
5g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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