Best 5 Minute Instant Pot Chili Mac Recipe

Our simple brief Instant Pot stew macintosh formula rocks! Bean stew macintosh and cheddar is so natural to do and an ideal expansion to our extensive rundown of Instant Pot plans.

We have three children which implies macaroni is consistently in the house.
We’re likewise colossal stew darlings so it would just be sensible to consolidate the two to make a simple supper thought. That is the thing that we did and made this!

Obviously we add cheddar to the top when it was finished. That part is absolutely up to you however. We think everything is better with heaps of cheddar however you all! đŸ˜‰

Best 5 Minute Instant Pot Chili Mac Recipe

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Recipe by temeculablogs Course: Main, Entree, SoupsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Our easy 5 minute Instant Pot chili mac recipe rocks! Chili mac and cheese is so easy to do and a perfect addition to our long list of Instant Pot recipes.


  • 1/2 onion diced

  • 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey

  • 1 can diced tomatoes 15 oz

  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz.

  • 1 can red beans 15 oz

  • 1 c elbow macaroni uncooked

  • 1 c beef broth or water

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 pkg. chili seasoning packet or 1 tbsp seasoning salt, or 1 taco seasoning

  • 1 tsp chili powder optional – more or less depending on spice level desired


  • Turn Instant Pot to saute and add olive oil, onions, and ground beef.
    Brown meat until cooked. Turn off IP.
  • Pour in your can of red beans (undrained), diced tomatoes, sprinkle in packet of chili seasoning, tomato sauce and stir together. Pour in your broth, then sprinkle noodles on top but do NOT stir!! Just gently push down to submerge noodles into the liquid but keep on top. (if you stir, you may get burn notice)
  • Turn IP to manual, pressure, high, for 4 minutes (3 if you like noodles more al dente). Close steam valve.
  • When done do a quick release and carefully open lid. Stir. Serve topped with cheese!!


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