Parmesan Lemon Pasta
By :Chop Secrets
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Votes: 2
Rating: 4
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Course Main Course
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry, Rice & Pastas
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Chicken, Chicken Broth, Garlic
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice divided
  • 8 ounce fettuccine noodles
  • 1 cup grated/shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • salt to taste
  • white pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 8 ounce grilled chicken sliced and warmed (optional)
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley for serving
  • additional parmesan for serving
Course Main Course
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Poultry, Rice & Pastas
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook, Sauté
Main Ingredient Chicken, Chicken Broth, Garlic
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice divided
  • 8 ounce fettuccine noodles
  • 1 cup grated/shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • salt to taste
  • white pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 8 ounce grilled chicken sliced and warmed (optional)
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley for serving
  • additional parmesan for serving
Votes: 2
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Add butter to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTE function.
  2. When butter is melted, add garlic and cook for 1 minute or until lightly browned.
  3. Add broth, lemon zest and 1 tbsp of lemon juice to the pot and deglaze by using a wooden spoon to scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  4. Break noodles in half and fan across the bottom of the pot, making sure all noodles are submerged.
  5. Turn the pot off by selecting CANCEL , then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  6. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 3 minutes.
  7. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  8. Stir, breaking up any pasta clumps and allow to cool slightly.
  9. Add parmesan cheese, half-and-half, and remaining 2 tbsp of lemon juice. Add salt and white pepper to taste.
  10. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and cold water. Stir into the pot until thickened, returning to SAUTE mode as needed.
  11. Serve warm topped with grilled chicken (optional), finely chopped parsley and additional parmesan.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.

2 replies
  1. Ironweaver
    Ironweaver says:

    Don’t know as i saved time over stove top, but it’s certainly easy and very tasty. Definitely recommend adding in the chicken. Found it works well without added salt, but does need pepper.

  2. Hannahb99
    Hannahb99 says:

    This is great! I put the chicken in when I sautéd (added a little ginger also). Also added broccoli and pees when I put in the noodles.

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