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Instant Pot Creamy Mac & Cheese

5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz cavatappi noodles 1 box
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth or vegetables broth
  • 2 cups shredded sharp chedder cheese preferably freshly shredded
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese preferably freshly shredded
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 tbsp buffalo sauce or crystal hot sauce
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt +/- adjust to you liking
  • ¼ tsp black pepper +/- adjust to you liking

Instructions
 

  • Place cavatappi noodles into the cooker (cavatappi is recomended but if you prefer a different type feel free to venture out, it will turn out just as good).
  • Add chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, cream cheese and onion powder; mix and stir.
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 3 minutes and 5 minutes natural release. Follow the manfacture instructions for a quick release.
  • Remove the lid. Mix well until the cream cheese completely covers the noodles.
  • Add buffalo sauce and the rest of the cheese (in 4-5 increments to prevent clumping); stir until cheese is fully melted and well mixed.
  • Season with 1 tsp salt (+/- adjust to your liking) and ¼ tsp black pepper; mix and stir.

Serve and enjoy!

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