Recipes and Cooking Pressure Cooker Chili Mac and Cheese Toss classic chili ingredients ground beef and chili powder in the pressure cooker with classic mac and cheese ingredients pasta and cheese for a dinner mash up the entire family loves. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 13, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Bring To Pressure Time: 14 mins Release Pressure Time: 15 mins Total Time: 44 mins Servings: 9 Yield: 9 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 16 ounce pkg. dried penne pasta 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon chili powder ½ teaspoon salt 4 cup water 1 15 ounce jar salsa con queso 1 2.25 ounce can sliced pitted ripe olives, drained 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz.) Shredded lettuce Chopped tomatoes Directions In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker use the saute setting to cook ground beef over medium heat until browned. For a stove-top cookers, cook directly in the pot. Stir in pasta, flour, chili powder, and salt. Stir in the water. Lock lid in place. Set an electric cooker on high pressure to cook 5 minutes. For a stove-top cooker, bring up to pressure over medium-high; reduce heat enough to maintain steady (but not excessive) pressure. Cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat. For both models, let stand 15 minutes to release pressure naturally. Release any remaining pressure. Open lid carefully. Stir in salsa con queso and olives. Top with cheese (do not stir). Cover; let stand 10 minutes. Stir gently to combine. Top servings with lettuce and tomatoes. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 427 Calories 18g Fat 48g Carbs 19g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 427 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 50mg 17% Sodium 691mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 48g 17% Total Sugars 3g Protein 19g Vitamin C 2.1mg 11% Calcium 175mg 13% Iron 3.3mg 18% Potassium 335mg 7% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 144.6mcg Vitamin B-12 1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.