Pasta

Instapot White Mac and Cheese

Instapot White Mac and Cheese

Ingredients 16 ounces small shell pasta 4 cups water 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk 1 teaspoon dijon mustard (or 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard) Salt and pepper 16 ounces shredded white cheddar cheese Directions Add pasta to the inner pot of the pressure cooker. Add enough water cover pasta by one inch. Depending on […]

InstaPot Tortellini Soup

InstaPot Tortellini Soup

Ingredients Edients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes 3 cups vegetable (or chicken) stock 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon kosher salt  1/2 teaspoon black pepper 10 ounces fresh tortellini 1/2 cup whipping cream 2 cups baby spinach leaves Directions Select the sauté setting on the Instapot, […]

InstaPot Mac and Cheese

InstaPot Mac and Cheese

This mac and cheese recipe is incredibly versatile. It can be made with pretty much any pasta as well as any kind of cheese. The cooking time will change depending on the type of pasta you choose, as well as how el dente you like […]

Instapot Lasagna

Instapot Lasagna

Ingredients Cheese Mixture 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 eggs 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon thyme 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Ingredients Meat Layer 1 pound ground beef 6 cloves garlic, minced 24 ounces marinara sauce 1 package oven ready lasagna noodles 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded Directions For the cheese mixture, combine ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. […]

InstaPot Penne Alfredo

InstaPot Penne Alfredo

Ingredients 8 ounces penne pasta 2 cups water or chicken broth 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons butter, cubed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup parmesan cheese Scatter uncooked pasta into the InstaPot.  Add liquid ingredients and press pasta noodles under to submerge. Scatter butter pieces over the noodles. Pressure cook for 4 minutes on high pressure, […]

Spicy Steak Ramen Noodles

Spicy Steak Ramen Noodles

Ingredients 1 pound skirt steak, cut into thin strips 1 tablespoon oil 1/4 cup hot sauce 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 tablespoon minced onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 (3-oz) packages ramen noodles, any flavor Directions Open ramen noodles and discard flavor packets. Cook ramen noodles in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside. […]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese

Chicken Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese

Chicken Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes 1 package (about 3 tablespoons) dry ranch seasoning Mac and Cheese Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups whole milk, warmed 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons dry ranch seasoning 1/2 cup white cheddar cheese, freshly grated 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, freshly grated 8 ounces (2 cups) elbow macaroni, cooked al dente […]

Cajun Chicken Mac and Cheese

Cajun Chicken Mac and Cheese

Chicken Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning (more or less to taste) Mac and Cheese Ingredients 16 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked al dente and drained 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups whole milk, slightly warmed 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 tablespoons cajun seasoning 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded Chicken Directions Season both sides of […]

Baked Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Baked Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups macaroni, elbow shells, or cavatappi 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all purpose flour 2 cups whole milk 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 2 cups of sharp shredded cheddar cheese Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Bring a salted pot of water to a boil for the pasta. […]

White American and Cheddar Mac and Cheese

White American and Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Ingredients 1 pound small pasta shells 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups milk 8 ounces sliced white American cheese from the deli counter, cut into thin strips 8 ounces extra-sharp white cheddar, shredded 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon kosher salt Directions Prepare pasta according to package directions. In large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour […]