Pressure Cooker Pasta Dinner

Tracy McBurney


Pressure cooking is a great way to have a good meal in little time. I guarantee your guests will think you cooked this all day, it's that good!


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20 Min
10 Min
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 2 lb
    hot italian sausage, casings removed and crumbled (about 4 links)
  • 2
    red bell peppers, cut into large chunks
  • 1
    yellow bell pepper, cut into large chuks
  • 2
    cloves garlic, minced
  • pinch
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 c
    red wine
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 can(s)
    (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    (8.5 oz) jar sun-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 1 jar(s)
    (14 oz) marinated, water packed artichokes, drained
  • 12 oz
    dried rigatoni pasta
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • ·
    grated parmesan cheese (optional)

How to Make Pressure Cooker Pasta Dinner


  1. Pre-heat the pressure cooker using the brown setting.
  2. Add the crumbled sausage and cook util browned. Remove the sausage with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add the peppers, garlic and red pepper flakes to the cooker and cook for a few minutes. Add the wine and bring to a simmer. Add the chicken stock, crushed tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes and artichokes, and return the sausage to the pan. Stir i the rigatoni, pushing it under the liquid and lock the lid in place.
  3. Pressure cook on HIGH for 7 minutes.
  4. Reduce the pressure using the QUICK-RELEASE method and carefully remove the lid.
  5. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve with Parmesan cheese.

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About Pressure Cooker Pasta Dinner

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #easy

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