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Instant Pot Three Cheese Ziti Recipe - Family Fresh Meals
5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Three Cheese Ziti

This Instant Pot Three Cheese Ziti does it all. You just load in the pasta, sauce, and cheese and cook it on high pressure. Then stir in more cheese!
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Ingredients

  • 16 oz penne ziti pasta
  • 14.5 oz can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 4 oz whipped cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 24 oz tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1/4 grated parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Add dried pasta to pressure cooker
  • Add canned tomatoes and whipped cream cheese along with seasonings
  • Top with pasta sauce and water. Stir to combine.
  • Cover and seal pressure cooker according to manufacturer instructions. Set to high pressure for 8 minutes.  Allow 5 minute natural pressure release, then perform a quick release.
  • Add shredded cheese and stir to combine. Let pasta rest for about 5 minutes before serving and stir one more to allow remaining water to absorb. Top each serving with grated parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 454kcal (23%)Carbohydrates: 100g (33%)Protein: 26g (52%)Fat: 16g (25%)Saturated Fat: 8g (40%)Cholesterol: 49mg (16%)Sodium: 1332mg (56%)Potassium: 878mg (25%)Fiber: 6g (24%)Sugar: 13g (14%)Vitamin A: 1665IU (33%)Vitamin C: 13.8mg (17%)Calcium: 331mg (33%)Iron: 3.9mg (22%)