Creamy Pesto Pasta
This Instant Pot Pesto Pasta is a quick and easy way to cook your noodles and add even more flavor to your dinner! The pesto cooks with cream to make a Creamy Pesto Pasta that is delightful! Keep reading for instructions on how to make it.
Course Main Course, pasta Cuisine American, Italian American
Prep Time 10 minutes minutes Cook Time 6 minutes minutes Pressure building 5 minutes minutes Total Time 21 minutes minutes
1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream 1 cup Pesto 1 cup Chicken broth ½ lb Rotini 1 cup Parmesan Cheese
How to Make this Recipe in the Instant Pot
In your Instant Pot, put your heavy whipping cream, pesto, and chicken broth. Then add the rotini.
Use a spoon to make sure that the rotini is covered in the liquid.
Add the lid onto the Instant Pot and press MANUAL or HIGH for 6 minutes. When the cooking cycle is complete, perform a Quick Release.
Open the lid of the Instant Pot, and add the parmesan ¼ cup at a time, stirring in between.
How to Make this Recipe on the Stovetop
If you want to make this recipe but don’t have an Instant Pot, have no fear! We can do that too.
Cook the pasta in a separate pot.
In a smaller pot, combine the cream and pesto together as normal. Heat it over medium heat, stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes.
When the pasta is cooked, drain it and add it to the pesto cream. Mix in the parmesan cheese ¼ cup at a time, stirring in between. Enjoy!
Recipe copyright The Foreign Fork. For educational or personal use only.
Recipe was made using an 8 qt pot. Serving: 1 serving | Calories: 757 kcal | Carbohydrates: 50 g | Protein: 21 g | Fat: 52 g | Saturated Fat: 22 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 103 mg | Sodium: 1221 mg | Potassium: 241 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 2321 IU | Vitamin C: 4 mg | Calcium: 450 mg | Iron: 1 mg