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Pasta with Creamy Tomato Sauce
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Pasta with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Incredibly creamy and delicious pasta  with an EASY dump recipe that is ready in under 20 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: creamy tomato pasta
Servings: 6
Calories: 459kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked Penne Rigate ( ~ 6 cups)
  • 2 cups low sodium broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups tomato sauce plain or marinara
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup basil or parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Add the pasta, broth, garlic powder, red pepper, salt to the Instant Pot insert. Layer tomato sauce on top. Gently push all pasta under liquids. Do not mix.
  • Close the Instant Pot with pressure valve to sealing. Press Manual / Pressure Cook (Hi) and adjust cook time to 4 minutes. Quick Release.
  • Stir in the cream and mix until smooth. Add parmesan cheese and chopped basil or parsley.

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Notes

Notes: 1. We are using full box of pasta in this recipe. 2. Using penne pasta in this recipe which has stove cook time of 10 minutes. To adjust for Instant Pot cook time - Divide the cook time by half and minus one for al dente pasta. Hence we are pressure cooking for 4 minutes. 3. Always have enough water or broth to cover most of the pasta under water. Depending on the shape of pasta you may need more or less liquids.

Nutrition

Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 891mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1055IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 2mg
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