4 Minute Pasta Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4servings 3 minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 3 minutes
Cook Time
  • 1tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp dry red chili flakes
  • 1 onionchopped
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 1 green pepperchopped
  • 1 yellow pepperchopped
  • 1cup broccoli florets
  • 1cup salsa or tomato sauce
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp dried oregano or parsley or basil or Italian seasoning
  • 2cups macaroni pastawhole wheat
  • 1 and 1/2cups Water
  • 1 and 1/2cups Cheddar cheese
  • 2handfuls cilantro or parsleychopped
  1. Turn on the Instant pot.
  2. Click Saute button, click Adjust- set temperature to Normal.
  3. Let the display show HOT.
  4. Add oil, add dry red chili flakes, saute for a few seconds.
  5. Add onion, season with 1/4 tsp salt. Saute for a minute.
  6. Add green pepper, yellow pepper, broccoli florets or any kinds of mixed veggies.
  7. Add salsa or tomato sauce, ground cumin, dried oregano, pasta and water. Combine well.
  8. Close the pot with the lid.
  9. Turn vent to Sealing.
  10. Click Manual- High pressure- set time to 4 minutes.
  11. Before you know it will beep and do a quick pressure release.
  12. Open the lid, combine well.
  13. Add cilantro and cheese, add salt to taste.
  14. Done, delicious and creamy pasta is ready to be enjoyed.
  15. If you prefer, you could even add boneless chicken breast and cook along with veggies and pasta.
Recipe Notes

Cooking time might vary for other kinds of Pasta. 4 minutes worked well for Macaroni pasta.