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Air Fryer Mac And Cheese

Air Fryer Mac And Cheese. How to air fry mac and cheese so that it tastes better than any baked mac and cheese that you have ever tried. Using 3 main ingredients air fryer mac and cheese is a game changer and an addiction you will soon follow.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 4
Calories: 623kcal

Ingredients

Air Fryer Mac And Cheese Ingredients:

Additional Air Fryer Mac And Cheese Ingredients:

Instructions

  • Place into your air fryer baking pan the main 3 ingredients and mix well.
  • Place the air fryer on 160c/320f for 6 minutes.
  • After 6 minutes when it beeps stir and add in seasonings. Press the button again so it will do a further 6 minutes.
  • After 12 minutes, stir and add in the rest of the ingredients.
  • After its final 6 minutes and a total of 18 minutes, give it a final stir and it is ready to be served.
  • If adding a parmesan crust, mix in a bowl breadcrumbs with 50g of parmesan cheese and load onto the top of your baking pan once it has had a final stir at 18 minutes. Layer it so that there are no gaps and cook for a last 2 minutes at 180c/360f.

Notes

The total cooking time is 18 minutes if you are not adding a parmesan topping, or 20 minutes with one.
Avoid high fat milks or creams in the initial 3 ingredients. This is because it is too thick and will ruin the consistency of the pasta/cheese/milk combination.
Each time I set the time to 6 minutes as it is easier to keep track of needing to stir it at 6 minutes, 12 minutes and when it is cooked at 18 minutes.
The main 3 ingredients are your base ingredients. You can add in with your favourite other ingredients.
For bacon bits I cooked 3 bacon rashers in the air fryer first in the air fryer baking pan.

Nutrition

Calories: 623kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 1125mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 861mg | Iron: 2mg
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