Instant Pot Spicy Cajun Pasta

4.72 from 7 votes
DifficultySuper Easy
Cooking Method(s)
  • Instant Pot
IP Pressure LevelHigh
IP ProgramManual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
3 minutes
Cook Time
7 minutes
Pressure Release
2 minute NPR
Total Time
12 minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
This Instant Pot recipe serves up a quick and easy pasta dish loaded with Cajun attitude. The rigatoni pasta and andouille sausage are covered in a spicy cajun cheese sauce that is so delicious. This dish is so flavorful, so filling, and a perfect dump and cook meal for busy weeknights.
Cuisine: Cajun
Course: Main Course
Category: Pastas


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pound rigatoni pasta
  • 12 ounces andouille sausage cajun style, fully cooked, sliced
  • 2 cans Ro-tel mild, 10-ounce can
  • 2 tablespoons butter salted
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning I prefer Tony Chachere's
  • 1 can evaporated milk 12 fluid ounces
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded


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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 686kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 820mg | Potassium: 644mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1105IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 574mg | Iron: 2.8mg
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