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Southern Creamy

Macaroni And Cheese

You Will Need

16 oz Elbo Macaroni 

5 Cups Water
1 Stick Butter
1/4 Block Velveeta Cheese
1 cup fiesta Shredded Cheese (divided)
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper

1 cup Milk

Instant Pot Macaroni and cheese

Being a mom to 4 kids, plus many more that I call my own,  that love the rich and creamy Southern Macaroni and cheese, I have made almost every type of macaroni and cheese variation you can imagine: Baked, Stovetop, One-bowl microwave, and Boxed. But none of these techniques has wowed me quite the way this Instant Pot version has. My kids loved it growing up and they still do. One way I sneak in vegetables in is to add a little vegetable Powder in the mix, they never know, and you know they are getting some good vegetables with something they love.  After it's done transfer to a baking dish,  cover this dish with 1/2 cup cheese, crumble Ritz Butter Crackers on the top and bake until cheese melts. YUM~!

Place Macaroni and water into your instant pot, place your lid on, make sure you are on sealing and not venting, press manual (or pressure cook) for 12 min.When your timer goes off wait for your pressure button to go down and open lid.

Add Butter, Velveeta cheese, 1/2 shredded cheese, salt, pepper

and milk. Mix well


Resisting the URGE to take a bite, (lol yah right.) I couldn't (smile) Transfer macaroni to a baking dish, and equally cover with 1/2 Shredded Cheese. Broil for 3 min



This Southern mac and cheese is a Instant Pot Favorite. What's not to love? This macaroni dish is made with two types of cheese, milk and seasonings. It’s super easy to make and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed a larger crowd or very hungry kids! and aren't we all kids by heart? You can never go wrong with a cheesy pipping hot dish of homemade macaroni and cheese.


yes, and I do for this recipe, when added with Velveeta cheese, it makes a rich creamy sauce. 

Stove Top macaroni and cheese

Cook Macaroni according to package directions


Add all ingredients and mix well

Place in a baking dish and top with extra cheese

Turn on broil until cheese turns a golden brown about 2 or 3 min 


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