The only thing better than four-cheese macaroni is macaroni you can cook in just 3 minutes. Whenever you're craving comfort food, let your pressure cooker do all the work of making this deliciously cheesy macaroni.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

20 mins
3 mins
23 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 6-qt. electric or stove-top pressure cooker stir together the first 11 ingredients. Lock the lid in place. Set electric cooker on high pressure to cook 3 minutes. For stove-top pressure cooker, bring up to pressure over medium-high heat. Cook 3 minutes and remove from heat. For both models, let stand 15 minutes to naturally release pressure. Release any remaining pressure. Open lid carefully.

  • Stir. Meanwhile, for the crispy topping, in a large skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add panko; cook and stir 2 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and smoked paprika. Sprinkle topping over macaroni.

Nutrition Facts

737 calories; fat 38g; cholesterol 127mg; saturated fat 22g; carbohydrates 59g; mono fat 11g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 12g; protein 38g; vitamin a 1214.9IU; vitamin c 4mg; thiamin 0.6mg; riboflavin 0.8mg; niacin equivalents 4.4mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 162mcg; vitamin b12 1.4mcg; sodium 846mg; potassium 496mg; calcium 990mg; iron 2.4mg.