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4 from 9 votes

Instant Pot Homemade Hamburger Helper

Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best hambuger helper recipe, instant pot easy hambuger helper recipe, instant pot homemade hambuger helper
Servings: 6


  • Instant Pot (IP)


  • 16 oz large macaroni
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 4 cups beef broth low- sodium or unsalted
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups cheese
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp worcestershire
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Press the saute button on the Instant Pot. Place the ground beef in the IP and cook until brown. Drain all the gease out of the IP.
  • Add the seasonings, tomato paste and worcestershire to the IP; mix. Then cancel the saute.
  • Pour beef broth, cream and macaroni in and stir.
  • Pressure cook on high for 3 minutes. Natural release for 5 minutes. Follow the manufactures instructions for quick release.
  • Stir the macaroni and beef. Add ½ cup of the cheese at a time and mix.

Serve and Enjoy!