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Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken is an easy weeknight meal to serve up for busy weekdays. It only takes a few minutes to prep and then the rest of the work is done by the Instant Pot.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword chicken parmesan pasta, instant pot chicken parmesan pasta, instant pot pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Pressurize Instant Pot 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 497kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 pound chicken breast diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 16 oz penne pasta uncooked
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 oz finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • chopped fresh parsley optional


  • Gather the ingredients and measure everything out.
    Ingredients to make instant pot chicken parmesan pasta on the table.
  • Add the olive oil, chicken, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning to the Instant Pot.
    Cooking the chicken in the instant pot to make instant pot chicken parmesan pasta.
  • Use the SAUTE setting of the Instant Pot to cook the chicken until almost fully cooked. Add the onions to the pot and continue cooking until chicken is done.
    Add onions to the pot of chicken and cook until done.
  • Add pasta to the Instant Pot.
    Adding pasta to the Instant Pot.
  • Add chicken broth and stir together.
    Adding broth to the instant pot for chicken parmesan pasta.
  • Place the lid. top and set the Instant Pot to with the PRESSURE setting on HIGH for 5 minutes. When it's done, use k release to let the pressure out.
  • Add the butter,
    Pasta and chicken cooked up in instant pot for chicken parmesan pasta.
  • spaghetti sauce,
    Adding spaghetti sauce to the pot.
  • mozzarella cheese,
    Cheese is added to the pot.
  • and heavy cream to the pot.
    Adding the heavy cream to the Instant pot.
  • Stir all the ingredients together.
    A wooden spoon is stirring up the chicken parmesan pasta instant pot.
  • Until the cheese is melted and everything is creamy and delicious.
    Wooden spoon with a spoonful of cooked instant pot chicken parmesan pasta.
  • Top with parmesan cheese and allow it to melt. Serve with fresh parsley on top.
    Parmesan cheese is added to the top of the pasta.
  • Stir until blended.
  • Serve.
    Plate of pasta on a plate with bowl of parmesan cheese in the background.
  • Enjoy!
    A fork is picking up a spoonful of Instant pot chicken parmesan pasta to eat.
  • Every bite!
    Fork with a bite of Instant Pot chicken parmesan pasta up over the pot of pasta.


Calories: 497kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 1111mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 2mg