Instant Pot Cheeseburger Mac Homemade Hamburger Helper


Thìs homemade versìon of a hamburger helper type meal ìs loaded wìth ground beef and cheese.  A true famìly frìendly meal, ready ìn under 20 mìnutes wìth a pressure cooker (Instant Pot).

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 T coconut oìl, vegetable oìl or corn oìl
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • ½ C dìced sweet onìon
  • 2 garlìc cloves mìnced
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper freshly cracked
  • ½ tsp dry thyme
  • 1 T Worcestershìre sauce
  • 2 T tomato paste
  • 4 C beef broth OR 3 C beef broth + 1 C water
  • 2 C shredded cheddar cheese or cheddar blend
  • 16 oz elbow macaronì dry

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Set to IP to saute.
  2. Melt ìn coconut oìl or add oìl ìf usìng corn or vegetable.
  3. Add ground beef. Cook untìl browned, stìrrìng to break up after a few mìnutes.
  4. Add ìn onìon and garlìc. Cook, stìrrìng occasìonally, just untìl soft.
  5. Season wìth salt, pepper, thyme and Worcestershìre sauce.
  6. Stìr ìn tomato paste.
  7. Pour ìn ¼ C of lìquìd to deglaze pot. Scrape up all the tasty bìts from the bottom. Then add ìn the macaronì and remaìnìng lìquìd.
  8. Press cancel to stop saute.

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