This Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta is one of the easiest, fastest dinners you can make, plus it’s full of flavor! If you are still new to the Instant Pot, then give this one a try! Everything just gets tossed into the pot and no sautéing is required, so it will only take you a few minutes to put together.
Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta
The Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta combines a creamy sauce with chicken, pasta, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes. Loaded with flavor, the Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta will hit the spot for an easy, weeknight dinner!
- Chicken breasts
- Sun-dried tomatoes
- Italian seasoning
- Minced garlic
- Chicken broth
- Campanelle pasta (or Rotini)
- Parmesan cheese
- Baby spinach
- Cream cheese
- Fresh basil
How to Prep Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta
While the Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta makes for a fast dinner, it’s even quicker when you prep the ingredients ahead of time! For more make-ahead dinners, check out our meal plans, which give you the tools to prep your dinners ahead every week!
To begin, cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Salt and pepper the chicken to taste. Secondly, chop the sun-dried tomatoes.
After that, add the chicken, sun-dried tomatoes, minced garlic, and Italian seasoning to a large zipper bag.
Now zip it up and give it a little squish in order to mix the flavors together. From here, you can store the bag in the fridge until cooking day. Be sure to write the sell by date from the chicken package on the bag so you will know how long you can store it in the fridge.
How to Cook Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta
Once cooking day arrives, you will now have even less steps to get this delicious Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta cooking! Firstly, add the chicken broth to the Instant Pot.
Secondly, add the pasta to the pot. You really can use just about any pasta here, so grab whatever you already have on hand.
After that, add the prepped ingredients to the pot. Close the lid and then set the valve to seal. Set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 6 minutes and let it begin to do its magic!
I love that this Tuscan chicken pasta cooks so quickly! After the timer goes off, be sure and use quick release so that the pasta does not get mushy.
Finish It Off!
There are just a few more steps to finish the Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta. Give the pasta a good stir, then add the spinach.
Now add the cream cheese to the pot. Before you add the cream cheese, cube it up into small pieces so that it will melt more evenly and faster.
Lastly, add the Parmesan cheese and give it a good stir. Just a few more minutes until you can devour this Tuscan chicken pasta!
Let everything sit for just a few minutes so that the cream cheese and Parmesan can melt. Give it one final stir, then dig in! You can also add some fresh basil as a garnish for even more flavor.
Don’t leave before you print the Instant Pot Tuscan chicken pasta recipe at the end of this post!
Also, check out these other easy Instant Pot recipes!
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