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a big white bowl of pasta

Instant Pot Pasta (3 ingredients!)

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5 from 2 reviews


This Instant Pot Pasta dish is so easy with just 3 ingredients!


Units Scale
  • 1 pound whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 4 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Place the pasts and chicken broth in the inner pot of your Instant Pot pressure cooker.
  2. Press the manual button and cook on high pressure for 2 minutes*.
  3.  Once the timer beeps, allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes. Turn to valve to
    release any remaining pressure.
  4. Press the cancel button, and remove the lid and stir the pasta very well. Place the lid back on
    the Instant Pot, and with the heat off, allow the pasta to sit for another 5-10 minutes.
  5. Remove the lid, and stir in the Parmesan cheese. Taste and add salt and pepper to your


Cook Time for Varying Pastas

Base the cooking time you use on the recommended cooking time on the package of your pasta:

2-5 minutes: 0 minutes using Instant Pot

6-7 minutes: 1 minute using Instant Pot

8-9 minutes: 2 minutes using Instant Pot

10-11 minutes: 3 minutes using Instant Pot

12-13 minutes: 4 minutes using Instant Pot

14-15 minutes: 5 minutes using Instant Pot

  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 27 minutes
  • Category: dinner recipes
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 456
  • Sugar: 4.3 grams
  • Fat: 6.6 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 2 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 84 grams
  • Fiber: 10.4 grams
  • Protein: 21 grams