Spicy Taco Pasta
Easy one pot spicy taco pasta with ground chicken, onions, jalapeños, cilantro and cheese.
Servings Prep Time
7servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
7servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
  • 1tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1large oniondiced
  • 1-2 jalapeñosdiced
  • 1pound ground chicken
  • 1pound pastawe used pasta shells
  • 2tablespoon taco seasoning mixlove trader joe’s
  • 2 and 1/2cups salsa
  • 4cups low sodium chicken broth or water or half and half
  • 1/2cup cilantrochopped
  • 1/2cup Cheddar cheesegrated
  • 1/2cup pepper jack cheesegrated
  1. Turn Instant Pot to saute(more) mode. Once the ‘hot’ sign displays, add oil. Add onions and jalapeños. Sauté for 2-3 mins.
  2. Add ground chicken. Break chicken which the spatula. Add taco seasoning and mix everything together.
  3. Add salsa, 4 cups chicken broth and pasta. Mix well and with the spatula push the pasta under the liquids. Make sure most of the pasta is under liquids for the pasta to cook well.
  4. Close Instant Pot with pressure valve to sealing. Cook on Manual(Hi) for 3 mins. Note- Cook time for the pasta shells we used was 7 minutes.
  5. Quick release and open Instant Pot. Stir in the cheeses and garnish with cilantro.