Creamy Instant Pot Bacon Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and cheese is so easy to cook in the pressure cooker that you won’t want to make the boxed stuff again! This creamy recipe is a delicious basic pressure cooker mac and cheese with bacon. Feel free to use it as a starting point for a customized mac and cheese using different cheeses and add-ins
- Combine water, macaroni, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)); stir until well combined. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer’s instructions; set timer for 6 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
- Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer’s instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
- Stir in milk, Cheddar, and Gouda gradually, alternating between a little of the milk and a handful of cheese at a time. Stir until the cheeses are melted. Stir in crumbled bacon and serve.