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Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken Pasta

Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken Pasta

Rich, flavorful Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken Pasta is a very quick and easy recipe to make weeknight cooking a breeze. Great for date night or simply a cold winter night.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 pounds seasoned chicken breast sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup onion finely chopped
  • 16 ounces penne noodles
  • 3 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 3 Tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • ¼ cup finely grated fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 3-4 Tablespoons dried Italian Seasoning


  • Season your chicken with a combination of Italian Seasoning, Garlic, Salt and pepper and slice into strips.
  • Turn on your Instant Pot, and press the saute button. Adjust the settings to high and saute the chicken on all sides for about 3-5 minutes. Add onion about halfway through.
  • Turn the unit off. Using a spatula and half of the chicken stock, deglaze the bottom of the Instant Pot.
  • Add the penne noodles and the rest of the chicken stock.
  • Replace the lid and lock it in place. Make sure you vent is sealed.
  • Press your manual button and change the settings to 4 minutes. Release the pressure.
  • Open the lid, and gently stir in the cream cheese, butter, heavy cream, Parmesan and Italian Seasoning.
  • After everything has melted, taste test to see if you need to add anything like more garlic, Parmesan, or Italian Seasoning. Serve and Enjoy your Instant Pot Creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta.