Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese Air Fryer

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese

Main Course, Side Dish

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese

Prep Time:
5 minutes

Cook Time:
20 minutes

Total Time:
25 minutes


  • 950 ml Water warmed
  • 450 g pasta shells rotini or other short pasta 1 Box
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 240 ml evaporated milk
  • 450 g shredded cheddar
  • 225 g grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to garnish


  1. Combine the water, pasta, butter, minced garlic, garlic powder and cayenne in the Instant Pot. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  2. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 4 minutes.
  3. When the time is up, quick-release the pressure. If pasta is not completely cooked, use the SAUTE function and cook, stirring occasionally, for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add evaporated milk and cheeses, one at a time, stirring between each until the mixture becomes thick and creamy.
  5. Salt to taste.

Main Course, Side Dish

Instant Pot, Vegetarian