Instant Pot Pasta Recipes

This collection of easy Instant Pot Pasta Recipes will satisfy all your cravings for pasta! From cheesy to creamy to kid-friendly, all these recipes are tested and family-approved.


You may have heard that cooking pasta in an electric pressure cooker can lead to a bit of a mess. Well, when you’re cooking plain pasta and you do the pressure release, it can sometimes splatter and leave you with a messy kitchen. We came up with a solution for that. Check out my Less Mess Instant Pot Pasta post.

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There are a couple of my recipes where you may need to use that trick, but for the most part, you will have no problems following all these delicious Instant Pot pasta recipes. I have included all kinds of pasta recipes for different tastes. I hope you enjoy them all!

Instant Pot Pasta Recipes

One of my favorite things to cook in the Instant Pot is pasta! My entire family loves pasta and I love creating new and easy recipes for it. Instant Pot pasta is fast, easy and always comes out perfect. Plus, there’s no draining, so the clean-up is a breeze.

  • top view of a bowl of homemade mac and cheese on top of a plate

    Macaroni and Cheese

    from One Happy Housewife

    Let’s start with the basics. Instant Pot Mac and Cheese! My recipe is very easy and the combination of cheeses is fantastic! This is one of the recipes where you will be cooking the plain pasta first so my secret to less mess pasta will come in handy!

  • a large bowl full of macaroni and cheese made with cream of mushroom soup sitting on a counter

    Mac & Cheese with Cream of Mushroom

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese with Cream of Mushroom Soup is so incredibly creamy and delicious! There is zero prep involved in this ‘dump and start’ recipe. It is ready in no time which makes it perfect for a busy weeknight. Your family will love it!

  • overhead shot of tuscan chicken pasta served on a plate

    Tuscan Chicken Pasta

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Tuscan Chicken Pasta is some of the creamiest and tastiest pasta recipes you can have! Perfectly cooked pasta and chicken are combined with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach and covered in the most delicious creamy sauce ever. This one is a must-try!

  • a bowl of beef and bowtie pasta

    Beef & Bowtie Pasta

    from One Happy Housewife

    This recipe is one of the most popular pasta recipes on the blog. Instant Pot Easy Beef and Bowtie Pasta is a very kid-friendly recipe and so easy to make. I’m certain it will also become a favorite in your home.

  • a bowl of cream cheese pasta made with rigatoni and sausage

    Cream Cheese Pasta With Sausage

    from One Happy Housewife

    You will love this dump and start Instant Pot Cream Cheese Pasta with Sausage. It’s so delicious and it’ll be ready in no time. Just dump everything in and in a few minutes, you’ll have a delicious meal that everyone will love!

  • instant pot taco pasta

    Taco Pasta

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Taco Pasta is one of my kids’ favorites! It has a kick to it and can be topped with all your favorite taco toppings, making it customizable for each person in the family.

  • chicken tetrazzini

    Chicken Tetrazzini

    from One Happy Housewife

    This recipe is my new favorite pasta recipe ever! Instant Pot Chicken Tetrazzini is a creamy and cheesy bit of perfection! It is incredibly flavorful and easy to make. It is quickly becoming a favorite on the blog!

  • pasta with meat sauce on a plate

    Pasta with Meat Sauce

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce is perfect for busy moms. It’s a beefy pasta recipe packed full of flavor. It requires only a few ingredients and it will be ready in no time. Your family will love this one!

  • a creamy bowl of chicken broccoli alfredo pasta

    Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

    from One Happy Housewife

    This creamy and delicious Instant Pot Chicken Broccoli Alfredo is easy to make and is perfect for a busy weeknight. The Alfredo sauce is made from scratch but is really easy, so don’t be intimidated. The entire family will approve of this pasta recipe!

  • instant pot spaghetti and meatballs

    Spaghetti & Meatballs

    from One Happy Housewife

    One of the easiest pasta recipes you can make in your Instant Pot is my Spaghetti and Meatballs. My recipe uses frozen, pre-cooked meatballs and jarred sauce so it’s perfect for a quick and hearty weeknight meal.

  • a bowl of butternut mac and cheese

    Butternut Mac and Cheese

    from One Happy Housewife

    If you want to put a spin on regular mac and cheese then you must try my Instant Pot Butternut Mac and Cheese. The flavor is unbelievable. So get some butternut squash and try this delicious pasta dish!

  • cheeseburger mac in a large bowl

    Cheeseburger Mac

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Cheeseburger Mac is so delicious. It tastes so much like a cheeseburger and when topped with bacon, well, it’s perfection! Kid-friendly and hubby approved!!

  • creamy sausage rigatoni

    Creamy Sausage Rigatoni

    from One Happy Housewife

    This recipe was a hit from the first try! Instant Pot Creamy Sausage Rigatoni is an incredibly savory pasta recipe. Spicy ground sausage and rigatoni are combined with marinara sauce, red peppers and the perfect combination of spices. As expected from my recipes, it’s also easy to make!

  • a white bowl with instant pot cheesy sausage rigatoni topped with parmesan cheese

    Cheesy Sausage Rigatoni

    from One Happy Housewife

    This Instant Pot Cheesy Sausage Rigatoni is a variation to the rigatoni recipe above. It’s a whole lot simpler and requires even less prep. No chopping required! It’s a cheesy version and it’s incredibly delicious!

  • instant pot cajun pasta

    Spicy Cajun Pasta

    from One Happy Housewife

    If you like things a bit spicy you will love this Instant Pot Spicy Cajun Pasta! Rigatoni and sausage are combined with a perfectly spicy and creamy cheese sauce. Packed with cajun flavor, this one is always a hit at my house!

  • instant pot beef and macaroni casserole

    Beef & Macaroni Casserole

    from One Happy Housewife

    One of my first Instant Pot Pasta recipes, this Beef and Macaroni Casserole is a longtime family favorite. It has a mild flavor that the kids absolutely love. It’s comforting and so easy to make.

  • spaghetti and meat sauce served in a bowl topped with shredded parmesan

    Spaghetti and Meat Sauce

    from One Happy Housewife

    If you want some good old Spaghetti and Meat Sauce then this recipe is perfect. It’s easy to make and the family always devours it. It’s perfect for busy weeknights when I need to get dinner on the table fast.

  • instant pot lasagna

    Meaty Lasagna

    from One Happy Housewife

    Yes, you can make an incredibly delicious Meat Lasagna in your pressure cooker! You will be so surprised at how easy it is. My recipe is super flavorful and packed full of good stuff.

  • a bowl of creamy sun-dried tomato pasta topped with parmesan and basil leaves

    Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

    from One Happy Housewife

    This easy and delicious meatless pasta recipe is creamy and kid-approved! Instant Pot Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta is quick and easy and very flavorful. Penne pasta is covered in a delicious creamy sauce flavored with sun-dried tomatoes and basil. Yummy!!

I hope these Instant Pot pasta recipes give you some variety to add to your weekly menus. Let me know your favorites in the comments. Happy Cooking!

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