This is the best Instant Pot Mac and Cheese recipe with hidden veggies-- it's a fan favorite kid friendly meal around here. Easy homemade mac n cheese recipe ready in 5 minutes! Woot woot!

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese



  • 16 oz macaroni noodles
  • 4 cups bone broth (or regular)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup puréed pumpkin, butternut squash or cauliflower
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar or favorite cheese
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Place noodles, broth, butter and pepper in instant pot. Cover and cook on manual, high pressure for 5 minutes; quick release.
  2. Stir noodles and stir in puréed veggie. Stir in cheese until fully melted and stir in milk.


Nutrition calculated based with bone broth,  canned pumpkin,  and 2% milk.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/8 recipe
  • Calories: 400 calories
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 265mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 21g
  • Cholesterol: 49mg

Keywords: Instant Pot, Mac and Cheese, Veggies, Easy, Healthy, Pumpkin, Cauliflower