Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

This Mac and Cheese is so simple and so fast. If that doesn't win you over, the fact that it is the best-tasting homemade Mac ever should seal the deal!

1 lb dry pasta
4 cups broth (4 cups hot water and 1 ½ tablespoon bullion paste)
3 tablespoon salted butter
Cook 4 minutes, then quick release
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
2 cups Cheddar Jack Cheese, 1 cup Monterey Jack Cheese
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
1 ½ cup heavy cream, 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon pepper, ½ teaspoon garlic powder
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Mix and mix
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Serve and devour
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

By Alexis
This is fast, easy, and 100% the bet homemade Mac and Cheese I've ever tasted


  • 1 lb dry pasta we like small shells
  • 4 cups broth or 4 cups hot water with 1 ½ tablespoon better than bullion paste
  • 3 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese
  • 1 ½ cup heavy. cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder


  1. In the Instant Pot, combine the dry pasta, broth, and butter.
  2. Place lid to lock and cook 4 minutes.
  3. Quick Steam release (I always use a wooden spoon so as to avoid a steam burn)
  4. Remove lid and stir in cheese, cream, seasonings.
  5. Enjoy!
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