Instant Pot Mac and Cheese with Garden Veggies

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

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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