Mac and Cheese

Kid-tested, Mom & Dad Approved! Quick, easy, cheesy, and yummy - Mac and cheese is the perfect family treat to end the week!!

Mac and Cheese with instant pot

Prep Time:  5 minutes

Cook Time:  2 minutes

Servings:  6 - 8 servings

ByChop Secrets



1 pound box elbow macaroni 

4 tablespoons butter 

4 cups water 

2 teaspoons dry ground mustard 

1/2 teaspoon pepper 

1 cup evaporated milk

2 cups shredded sharp cheddar 

2 cups shredded Monterey jack or provolone

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 

Salt to taste



  1. Combine the macaroni, butter, water, mustard and pepper in the Instant Pot. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.

  2. Using the display panel select the Manual function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 4 minutes.

  3. When the time is up, quick-release the pressure. If pasta is not completely cooked, use the Saute' function and cook, stirring occasionally, for another 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add evaporated milk and cheeses, one at a time, stirring between each until the mixture becomes thick and creamy.

  5. Salt to taste.