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Cheeseburger Macaroni~ Instant Pot

A creamy cheeseburger macaroni recipe that can be made in an Instant Pot or on the stovetop.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheeseburger Mac, Cheeseburger Macaroni, Dinner recipes, Easy Instant Pot Recipes, Ground Beef, Ground Beef Recipes, Hamburger Mac and Cheese, Instant Pot, Instant Pot Recipes, Main Dish Recipes, Supper Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Custom Time is for sauté the meat, coming to pressure, and NR. 15 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 607 kcal


  • 3 Cups Beef Broth water will work also
  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Cup Onion Diced
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper or to taste
  • 16 Ounces Elbow Noodles equals 3-cups
  • 15 Ounces Cheez Whiz 1 container


  1. Press the sauté button on your IP. When your IP says Hot it's ready to add the ground beef.

  2. Season the ground beef with salt and pepper. Add the onion into the ground beef to cook as well.

  3. Cook ground beef until meat is fully cooked. Turn sauté button off and drain any grease from the ground beef.

  4. Add the beef broth or water into the inner pot with the ground beef.

  5. Add the elbow noodles into the inner pot. Using a spoon push the noodles down into the beef broth.

  6. Place lid on your Instant Pot and make sure your release valve is set to sealing. Press the high-pressure button and adjust the cooking time to 4 minutes.

  7. When the cooking time is done do a Natural Release for 5 minutes. The screen on your IP will say L5. Turn your release valve to venting and release any remaining steam.

  8. Add the jar of Cheez Whiz into the inner pot. Stir until all the ingredients are mixed together.

  9. Serve and enjoy

Recipe Notes

See post on how to make Cheeseburger Macaroni on the stovetop.