Pizza Pasta Casserole
By :Chop Secrets
Instant pot pasta
Instant pot pasta
Votes: 8
Rating: 4.75
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb italian sausage casings removed
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms optional
  • 4 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 14-16 oz cavatappi rotini, penne or other short pasta
  • 14 oz pizza sauce
  • 3 oz sliced pepperoni divided
  • 8 oz shredded mozzarella divided
  • Fresh basil for garnish optional
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
6-8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb italian sausage casings removed
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms optional
  • 4 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 14-16 oz cavatappi rotini, penne or other short pasta
  • 14 oz pizza sauce
  • 3 oz sliced pepperoni divided
  • 8 oz shredded mozzarella divided
  • Fresh basil for garnish optional
Instant pot pasta
Votes: 8
Rating: 4.75
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Instructions
  1. Cut 2 oz of the pepperoni in quarters. Leave the other 1 oz in whole slices. Set aside.
  2. Add butter to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTE function.
  3. When butter gets hot, add sausage and onion. Cook and stir until no pink remains.
  4. Add mushrooms (optional) and broth to the pot and deglaze by using a wooden spoon to scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  5. Onto the meat mixture, evenly layer pasta sauce, then pasta, then pizza sauce. Do not stir.
  6. Turn the pot off by selecting CANCEL , then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  7. Using the display panel select the MANUAL or PRESSURE COOK function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 5 minutes.
  8. When the time is up, quick-release the remaining pressure.
  9. Add the 2 oz of quartered pepperoni and 4 oz of cheese and stir to combine.
  10. Top with remaining cheese and whole pepperoni and close the lid until the cheese is melted and pepperoni heated through. Serve warm.
Recipe Notes

*The MANUAL and PRESSURE COOK buttons are interchangeable.

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