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Rice Cooker Macaroni and Cheese with Ham {with Rice Cooker Review}

A quick and easy 15-minute rice cooker recipe for comfort food! Macaroni and cheese with ham.
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 645kcal
Author Lindsay


  • 16 ounces (2 liquid cups) vegetable stock
  • 8 ounces uncooked small pasta noodles (elbow macaroni shells, or penne work well)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces (1/2 liquid cup) milk (any variety) or half and half
  • 2 ounces (1 Tablespoon) butter or coconut oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tablespoon prepared brown mustard
  • 8 ounces (1/2 pound) cooked ham sliced or diced (I used deli ham)


  • Add broth and macaroni to the rice cooker cooking pot.
  • Cook macaroni on the HEAT/SIMMER setting for 12 minutes.
  • When macaroni is done, add all remaining ingredients except the ham to cooking pot. Stir until well blended, then stir in the ham.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 645kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 134mg | Sodium: 983mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g