32 Effortless Instant Pot Pasta Recipes

Nothing beats these effortless Instant Pot pasta recipes! Enjoy the chicken alfredo, ziti, spaghetti, and more recipes that we’ve put together.

What can we say about the Instant Pot besides the fact that it’s one of our favorite pieces of cooking equipment.  These Instant Pot pasta recipes are yet another way of utilizing the versatile Instant Pot and all it can do.

If you feel like making a nice one pot meal and don’t have a lot of time, then these pasta recipes are perfect for you.  We’ve found recipes for spaghetti, ziti, shrimp scampi, or maybe some cajun chicken alfredo pasta!

The power of the Instant Pot pressure cooking will have some of these pasta meals done in only 20 minutes…that’s right…only 20 minutes and you have dinner!  Let’s not forget what we mentioned before – it’s all done in one pot.  That means it’s easy to prep and easy to clean…what’s there not to like?!

So we’ve done the heavy lifting for you and found over 30 Instant Pot pasta recipes.  Find out which ones are your favorite and let us know in the comments below.   We look forward to reading what you have to say!

Cover photo from:  recipesofholly.com

1.  Skinny Alfredo

This healthy alternative is made with evaporated milk instead; NO HEAVY CREAM! Substituting evaporated milk for the heavy cream cuts the calorie and fat content by more than half making this a guilt-free, healthier Alfredo!

Recipe:  cookingwithkarli.com

2.  Creamy Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta is a quick and easy pressure cooker dinner recipe made with chicken, pasta shells and bacon in a cheesy ranch dressing sauce. This one pot chicken dinner takes about 30 minutes to make, and even picky eaters go back for seconds!

Recipe:  meatloafandmelodrama.com

3.  Beef and Broccoli Ramen

This Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli Ramen is a delicious stir fry noodle dish that comes together in one pot, made with basic pantry staples from your cupboard.

Recipe:  eatinginstantly.com

4.  Cream Cheese Spaghetti

This Instant Pot cream cheese spaghetti with ground beef is fabulously creamy and rich. The pasta cooks right in the Instant Pot and it cooks perfectly. The best part is this meal can be made in under 30 minutes for a quick and easy weeknight meal for your family.

Recipe:  spicysouthernkitchen.com

5.  Chicken Parm Pasta

This simple Instant Pot pasta recipe is sure to be a huge hit.  It tastes exactly like chicken parm and can be made in one pot – this is a go to meal!

Recipe:  mealplanaddict.com

6.  Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Buffalo chicken doesn’t just have to be for tailgating.  Why not make it into a pasta dish too?  That’s what this Instant Pot buffalo chicken pasta recipe did and you’ll be sure to love making it!

Recipe:  indomata.com

7.  Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Can this get any easier for you?! 3-minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi with angel hair pasta, cooked in a fragrant shallot-wine broth, topped with capers and fresh parsley!

Recipe:  gardeninthekitchen.com

8.  Chicken Lo Mein

This Instant Pot Lo Mein with Chicken is made super easy in your pressure cooker with regular old spaghetti – make Chinese takeout at home with this veggie-packed lo mein recipe!

Recipe:  eatinginstantly.com

9.  Bacon Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Bacon Mac and Cheese is a quick & easy pressure cooker dinner recipe that is ready in just 10 minutes of cook time. This is a family favorite!

Recipe:  kleinworthco.com

10.  Creamy Baked Ziti

This creamy Instant Pot Baked ziti with homemade red sauce and three types of cheese is a “dump and go” recipe made quickly in the pressure cooker.

Recipe:  thisoldgal.com

11.  Chili Mac and Cheese

This Instant Pot Chili Mac and Cheese is a delicious, cheesy one pot pasta recipe and the ultimate comfort food that’s filled with hearty flavors!

Recipe:  thegirlonbloor.com

12.  Pesto Chicken Pasta

This Instant Pot Chicken Pesto Pasta is a delicious one pot dinner idea that comes together super easily in the pressure cooker – using store bought pesto it’s ready in just 30 minutes too!

Recipe:  eatinginstantly.com

13.  Ham and Cheese Rotini

Ham & Cheese Instant Pot Pasta is so creamy, cheesy, and delicious! One of our favorite Instant Pot recipes for a quick family pleasing dinner!

Recipe:  thesaltymarshmallow.com

14.  Beef Enchilada Pasta

If you love enchiladas but don’t have a lot of time on your hands, you’ll appreciate the ease of this Instant Pot beef enchilada pasta!

Recipe:  marginmakingmom.com

15.  Cheesy Garlic Butter Spaghetti

This Instant Pot Cheesy Garlic Butter Spaghetti is the ultimate comfort food recipe!  Just dump all the ingredients into one pot and press start.

Recipe:  recipesfromapantry.com

16.  Easy Chili Mac

This recipe for Instant Pot chili mac is perfect for a quick, easy weeknight meal. With under 5 minutes prep, just one pot, and no veggies to cut up, it’s perfect for feeding a hungry crowd on short notice.

Recipe:  recipeteacher.com

17.  Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta

Creamy Tomato Basil Pasta made in the Instant Pot! This one pot meal takes only 20 minutes to cook!  You’ll go from prep to meal time in less than a half hour…bon appetit!

Recipe:  cookwithmanali.com

18.  Creamy Chicken Rigatoni

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Rigatoni is a delicious comfort food dinner for any night of the week! Pasta in the Instant Pot is such a time saver and you will love this easy chicken dinner recipe with lots of vegetables and a creamy tomato sauce.

Recipe:  oldhousetonewhome.net

19.  Pizza Pasta [with Video]

Instant Pot Pizza Pasta is a family favorite meal, cheesy and with lots of delicious pepperonis. An easy perfect dinner, for a busy weeknight.

Recipe:  sweetandsavorymeals.com

20.  Skinny Creamy Ziti

The nice thing about this Instant Pot skinny creamy ziti is that it can cut the calorie and fat content dramatically!  It uses evaporated milk and it still comes out just as creamy and delicious.

Recipe:  cookingwithkarli.com

21.  Buffalo Chicken Pasta

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta is zesty, rich, and delicious! The flavor is like that of Buffalo Chicken Wings, only in a bowl of creamy, cheesy pasta!  Make it for your family or the next game day party.

Recipe:  simplyhappyfoodie.com

22.  Easy Instant Pot Spaghetti

Spaghetti with meat sauce in the Instant Pot is going to change your life.  It really is a game changer for opening your eyes to what is possible with your Instant Pot!

Recipe:  thekitchn.com

23.  Penne with Sausage in Tomato Cream Sauce

Tasty Penne with Sausage in Tomato Cream Sauce is quick and easy. The pasta and sauce are cooked together from scratch, which saves time. On a really busy day, you can make a home-made Instant Pot pasta dish within 30 minutes, with just 10 minutes hands-on time.

Recipe:  paintthekitchenred.com

24.  Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

This is one of the tastiest things to make in your instant pot Tuscan chicken pasta, and it’s so EASY! It’s deliciously creamy, amazingly hearty and just perfectly satisfying. It’s going to be a recipe you’ll want on repeat.

Recipe:  recipesofholly.com

25.  Chicken Alfredo

Flavorful chicken breasts, garlic, penne, real cream and real parmesan cheese. This is what you’ll get when you make this chicken alfredo recipe.  The best part is it all cooks together in the Instant Pot!

Recipe:  number-2-pencil.com

26.  Ziti with Sausage and Ricotta

Instant Pot Ziti with Sausage and Ricotta is a delicious pressure cooker pasta recipe loaded with ground sausage, ricotta, and mozzarella all tossed in marinara sauce.

Recipe:  thisisnotdietfood.com

27.  Crack Chicken Pasta

This crack chicken pasta recipe is perfect for making in the Instant Pot.  What’s better than mixing chicken, bacon, and ranch!?  Throw in some perfectly cooked penne pasta and you have a meal that you’ll want to make sure there’s leftovers of!

Recipe:  plainchicken.com

28.  Chicken Alfredo Pasta

This Instant Pot Chicken Alfredo Pasta is an easy one pot meal made hands off in the pressure cooker! It’s so creamy, the whole family loves it!

Recipe:  thereciperebel.com

29.  The Best Instant Pot Spaghetti

Everyone thinks they have the best recipe for making a delicious spaghetti meal.  Well if you’ve been looking for the best spaghetti recipe to make in the Instant Pot – then this is it!

Recipe:  trendingrecipes.diaitu.com

30.  Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

This Instant Pot Pasta Cajun Chicken Alfredo is packed with flavor, and so easy to make! Cajun seasoned chicken breast and smoked sausage in a homemade alfredo sauce, cooked up in a snap in the Instant Pot.

Recipe:  number-2-pencil.com

31.  Instant Pot Meatballs and Pasta

This Instant Pot Meatballs and Pasta Recipe is one that has been asked for by so many people. This is such a great easy dinner recipe that can be made with as few as FOUR ingredients!

Recipe:  wineandglue.com

32.  Dump and Start Creamy Ziti

Dump and Start Instant Pot Creamy Ziti is saucy, cheesy and delicious. 20 minutes is all you need to make this creamy red sauce pasta dish!

Recipe:  cookingwithkarli.com


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