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instant pot cheeseburger macaroni

Recipe by
Janet Crow
Quinwood, WV

Always being afraid of a pressure cooker, trying out an electric one has been a learning curve, but I am growing very fond of it. This recipe is one of our favorites so far, just good down home comfort food and no Velvetta or processed cheese.

method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients For instant pot cheeseburger macaroni

  • 1/2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 tsp
    garlic sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
    uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese

How To Make instant pot cheeseburger macaroni

  • 1
    Turn on the saute option on your Instant Pot and add the oil. Once the insert is heated add the ground beef and brown, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as it cooks.
  • 2
    Turn off the saute option, remove the insert pot and drain any excess grease. Put the insert back in the Instant Pot and add the onion, seasonings, ketchup, uncooked macaroni and broth, stirring to combine.
  • 3
    Seal the lid and set the pressure knob on top to sealing. Manually set for 6 minutes. Once it's done, quick release the pressure by moving the knob to venting. Unseal and stir in the cheese till melted and serve.