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Easy Instant Pot Cajun Pasta

This Easy Instant Pot Cajun Pasta comes together using only 6 ingredients and in only about 25 minutes! Quick, flavorful, and budget friendly!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Natural Pressure Release9 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Keyword: cajun, Instant Pot, pasta, Sausage
Servings: 6
Calories: 508kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 14 oz Smoked Sausage *cut into small slices
  • 16 oz rotini or penne
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-2 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  • In your Instant Pot liner, add in the sausage, pasta, broth, cream, and seasoning.
  • Ensure pasta is covered by liquid fully.
  • Place lid on Instant Pot and move valve at top to sealing position.
  • Cook manual, high pressure for 9 minutes, followed by a 9 minute natural pressure release.
  • Once done, move pin to release any additional pressure.
  • Remove lid and stir in the Parmesan cheese.
  • Allow to rest for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 1132mg | Potassium: 429mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 594IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 2mg
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