Easy Rice Cooker Mac 'n Cheese Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Rice Cooker Mac 'n Cheese Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Easy Rice Cooker Mac 'n Cheese

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"I bought a rice cooker and wanted to use it for more than just rice. I've made this mac 'n cheese several times and it always comes out delicious! If you like your mac 'n cheese nice and crusty, leave the pot on warm for another 10 to 15 minutes after stirring the cheeses into the cooked macaroni."

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Original recipe makes 3 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    40 mins


  1. Mix macaroni, broth, and almond milk together in the rice cooker and cook according to manufacturer's instructions until macaroni is tender yet firm to the bite, 30 to 40 minutes.
  2. Stir Cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, paprika, salt, and pepper into macaroni mixture until cheeses are melted.
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  • Cook's Notes:
  • I make this in my small Aroma® 2- to 8-cup rice cooker. If you have a larger unit, you may easily double or triple this recipe.
  • Elbow macaroni works best in this, but you can use rotini, penne, shells, or whatever smaller pasta you have on hand. Barilla Plus® pasta is tasty and makes the dish extra nutritious.
  • Feel free to experiment with different types of cheese (sharp, medium, Italian blend, or whatever you like.)
  • I used low-sodium chicken broth, but any kind would be good. Any type of milk can be used in place of almond milk.
  • Red pepper flakes can be used in place of paprika.

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Jan 17, 2015

I cooked this stovetop (I don't have a rice cooker), and otherwise followed ingredients as written and this was super yummy! My husband (who is pretty picky about his mac n cheese) gave this a thumbs up too. :)

Feb 07, 2015

I loved the idea of this, but not my results. I made this twice. I found the noodles very mushy.


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  • Calories
  • 417 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 636 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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