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Instant Pot {Pressure Cooker} Ham & Penne Pasta

posted by Julie Evink on May 30, 2017

Instant Pot {Pressure Cooker} Ham & Penne Pasta ~ Our Favorite Meal Now in the Instant Pot! Only One Dish to Clean and You Have an Easy Dinner Recipe!

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Instant Pot {Pressure Cooker} Ham & Penne Pasta ~ Our Favorite Meal Now in the Instant Pot! Only One Dish to Clean and You Have an Easy Dinner Recipe!

This recipe is an adaption of my One Pot Ham & Penne Skillet which has been CRAZY popular since I first posted it a few years ago. It goes nuts over Easter because of all that leftover ham, but really you can make this any time of year!

If you haven’t joined the Instant Pot craze yet, I have only one questions for you. What on earth are you waiting for??

If you are scared of the Instant Pot and haven’t used yours yet, like I was. Really, I was. My friends were using it all the time and I left mine in the closet collecting dust because I was nervous to use it! I assure you that it’s not hard, this is the perfect recipe to start with. You really can’t go wrong with it and the entire family will love it. Plus, you’ll be an Instant Pot junkie just like I am now!

Instant Pot {Pressure Cooker} Ham & Penne Pasta

Preparation 0:15 2017-06-27T00:15:00+00:00 Cook Time 0:08 2017-06-27T00:08:00+00:00 Serves 8     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 c. diced yellow onions
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 c. cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 c. chicken broth
  • 2 c. 2% milk
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 1 (16 oz) penne noodles, uncooked
  • 2 c. frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 c. Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Place 1 Tbsp olive oil in bottom of Instant Pot. Turn on to manual. Saute ham and onions until onions are translucent. Add garlic, parsley, basil, oregano, pepper and red pepper flakes; cook 1-2 minutes.
  2. Stir in broth, milk, and flour. Whisk until combined. Add the rest of the ingredients except Parmesan cheese.
  3. Place lid on Instant Pot.
  4. Set to high pressure for 8 minutes.
  5. After it is done, let the pressure naturally release for about five minutes, and then change to quick release until all the pressure is gone.
  6. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of pasta. Serve immediately.

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Recipe Notes

If you'd like to make this on the stove top here is the One Pot version of this recipe!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 509kcal Calories from fat 147
% Daily Value
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 1139mg 47%
Carbohydrate 59g 20%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 8g
Protein 30g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g

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    Comments

  • Kristi


    I made this for supper tonight and I’m sorry to say it wasn’t the greatest. My husband thought there were too many noodles. Some noodles were undercooked and it was dry. I think it would have been better as a skillet meal.

    • Carol


      I wondered about it being a bit dry. Thanks for the honest review!

  • Hiba Baklouti


    pinterest.com/hibabaklouti

    I love your website. I was wondering where I can find the garlic chicken alfredo stuffed shells recipe. 🙂

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