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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

427 calories; 18 g total fat; 7 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 50 mg cholesterol; 691 mg sodium. 335 mg potassium; 48 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 19 g protein; 1 g trans fatty acid; 1630 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 6 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 145 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 175 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;