Instant Pot Garlic Parm Pasta

Creamy, delicious and easy- INSTANT POT GARLIC PARM PASTA!!!! Holy cow this dish is absolutely incredible! I cannot believe how quick and easy it is to cook in a pressure cooker! The sauce is just so light, yet absolutely amazing.

Instant Pot Garlic Parm Pasta

so creamy, so delicious, so easy, your classic comfort meal!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • 1 tablespoon light margarine ICBINB
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 16 ounces chicken breast skinless, boneless
  • 6 ounces penne pasta dry
  • 1.25 cups chicken broth low sodium, fat-free
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasonings
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat, part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon parsley


  • Cut chicken up into bite sized pieces, about one inch by one inch
  • Turn the Instant Pot to the saute setting. When the pot heats up, add the margarine and allow it to melt.
  • Add in the garlic and saute for about 20-30 seconds. Add in the cut up chicken and about half the seasonings. Mix up the chicken into the seasonings. Lightly saute the chicken for about 2-3 minutes then turn the Instant Pot off.
  • Add the pasta noodles (dry). Pour the broth around the pasta.
  • Add the seasonings to the broth and stir to combine. Try not to disturb the pasta.
  • Cover the pot and secure the lid. Make sure the valve is set to sealing. Set the pressure cook button to 5 minutes and start it.
  • When the timer goes off, let the pot sit for 3 minutes. Move the valve to venting then remove the lid.
  • Turn the pot back to the saute setting. Add the cream cheese. Stir until melted. Stir in the shredded cheese and parmesan until melted.
  • Top with oregano and parsley.

WW Points per Serving

💚: 9
💙: 7
💜: 3 (if using whole wheat)
✔️: 335 calories
Keyword Chicken Breast
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
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