Pressure Cooker Mac And Cheese #Recipe

Pressure Cooker Mac And Cheese Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Mac And Cheese. It’s a creamy, filling comfort food that so many of us enjoy. I have always kept a few boxes on hand in my house for many years. I still use the boxed product at times, but there are many times that I like to make a variation from scratch. This recipe for Pressure Cooker Mac And Cheese is for a plain and simple mac and cheese. It’s nice and creamy, making it great for either a side dish or just a big old bowl of yum. It stores well and is creamy enough that it doesn’t dry out by the next day. Here’s how I make it.

Pressure Cooker Mac And Cheese

Equipment Needed

  • electric pressure cooker (I used a 12 qt Gourmia)
  • silicone cooking spoon
  • measuring cups

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  • 1 lb pasta
  • 4 cups of water
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 16 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Pressure Cooker Mac And Cheese Recipe From Val's Kitchen


Place the pasta and water into the pressure cooker and seal.

Set pressure cooker to cook on manual 5 minutes.

Once pressure cooker is finished cooking, allow to release pressure naturally for 5 minutes before doing a quick pressure release.

Add in the butter, sour cream, and shredded cheddar and stir well until cheese has melted.

Serve with salt and pepper to taste.

Pressure Cooker Mac And Cheese Recipe From Val's Kitchen

About the Author

I'm a Jersey girl, I was born and raised here and have lived here for almost my entire life. I'm a mom of 2 boys – TJ, a 21 year old, and CJ, an 18 year old with Down Syndrome. I am the oldest of four children. I am also a social media enthusiast, cat person, and Down syndrome advocate. I love coffee and milkshakes. My favorite dessert is cheesecake. I love rock music, tech, travel and food. And cheesecake. I HATE the misuse of the word retarded. I take it personally and find it very offensive. Did I mention that I love cheesecake?

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  1. I always have boxes of Mac & Cheese on hand but I love making it from scratch. I’m looking forward to making it your way since my entire family loves Mac & Cheese. It’s comfort food to the max!

  2. I don’t have one of these new pressure cookers. Sure it is fast but doesn’t take that long to make mac and cheese so I will just have to suffer and make it the old fashion way.

  3. We usually cook mongo soup in pressure cooker. It’s great for cooking beef dishes like beef caldereta. I haven’t tried cooking mac & cheese in a pressure cooker, will try it soon.

  4. I have never tried making pasta in a pressure cooker before. I know it is possible but I am just worried it would turn out soggy. Anyway, I will follow your procedure to the letter. Mac and Cheese is always a winner in our household.

  5. Wow. Mac and Cheese in 5-10 minutes max! I have to try this procedure. I always love finding quick and easy meal recipes. This would be a nice dinner to serve. Homemade is always better than store bought or take out.

  6. This looks SO GOOD! I am such a sucker for mac and cheese, I will try every recipe out there just because I love it all so much haha! I have to try this one out!

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