Cheesy Creamy Ziti
Servings Prep Time
4 – 6 servings 5minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 – 6 servings 5minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4cups chicken broth
  • 1cup heavy cream
  • 2tsp garlicminced
  • 1tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2tsp pepper
  • 12oz dried ziti pasta
  • 1 1/2cups pasta sauce
  • 1cup Parmesan cheeseshredded
  • 1cup mozzarella cheeseshredded
  • 1 1/2cups fresh spinachfinely chopped (optional)
Instructions
  1. Layer broth, cream, garlic, salt, pepper and pasta, in that order, in the pot–do not stir. Ensure all pasta is submerged.
  2. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  3. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 6 minutes.
  4. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 6 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  5. Stir in the pasta sauce.
  6. Add the cheeses, 1/3 cup at a time, stirring after each additional until fully melted and incorporated.
  7. Serve hot garnished with finely chopped spinach (optional).
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.