Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with Garden Veggies

Adding some garden vegetables can enhance the much familiar mac and cheese flavor. It is healthy as well as nutritious.

It’s a great alternative for the classic Instant Pot Mac & Cheese recipe.

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with Garden Veggies
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: elbow macaroni, Mac and Cheese with Garden Veggies, ricotta cheese, vegetablaes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 16 oz elbow macroni
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz ricotta cheese
  • cup bowl garden vegetables diced and boiled
  • 1 sprig parsley or basil finely chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Select “Manual” function on the Instant Pot pressure cooker.
  • Set the timer to 6 minutes with high-pressure settings.
  • Add oil, pasta, salt and enough water to cover the pasta.
  • Seal the lid and cook for 6 minutes.
  • Release the steam through quick pressure release. 
  • Remove the lid and stir in ricotta cheese, boiled vegetables and parsley.
  • Serve warm.


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