Instant Pot Creamy + Healthy Macaroni and Cheese

If you’re a Mac N Cheese lover, this recipe is for you! It’s super easy and I’ve buried in nutrition so that my kids can get a does of healthy vegetables with their dinner and not even know it! (The carrots are optional so don’t feel like you have to add them in. But I promise, you won’t even taste them!)

This is a great recipe for birthday parties or if you need to feed a lot of people. Unlike most Mac n Cheese recipes, you can also make this one in advance! This recipe is creamy and delightful and doesn’t dry out.

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Instant Pot Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
This recipe is creamy and delicious. If you want a Mac and cheese that will stay creamy for days , give this recipe a try!
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 12 Minutes
Cook Time 6 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 12 Minutes
Cook Time 6 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add dry macaroni noodles, chicken stock, carrots, onion powder, garlic powder, dry mustard, salt, pepper to Instant Pot.
  2. Set Instant Pot on high pressure for 6 minutes. (if using rice pasta, change time to 4 minutes)
  3. Release pressure after timer goes off. Pull out the carrots and set aside. (there may be water at the bottom, that's okay!)
  4. Stir in shredded cheese 1 cup at a time and mix. Meanwhile add the carrots, milk, butter to the Magic Bullet (or blender) and blend until creamy. (add milk if it's dry and not blending into a velvet cream mixture). Add mixture to the Instant Pot and stir. Add Campbells Cheese to the Instant Pot and stir. (add more for extra creaminess).
  5. Add half the Parmesan cheese, sriracha sauce and stir. (add more sriracha as desired - this is the most I add if keeps are eating it)
  6. Use the other half of the Parmesan cheese as the topping. Serve with Siracha hot sauce on the side if desired!

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