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Whip up this easy dish of creamy tomato sauce and hearty penne pasta in minutes. The Instant Pot's pressure makes the pasta sauce creamier and more flavorful. You can keep the ingredients in your pantry for a last-minute dinner idea. 

Instant Pot EAST Basil Penne Pasta Dinner

Whip up this easy dish of creamy tomato sauce and hearty penne pasta in minutes. The Instant Pot's pressure makes the pasta sauce creamier and more flavorful. You can keep the ingredients in your pantry for a last-minute dinner idea. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle Pasta Sauce. I used Italia Napolitana from Walmart 24 ounces
  • 1 container crushed tomatoes. 12 ounces
  • 1/2 Tsp. crushed basil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package penne pasta, 1 pound.

Instructions

  1. Put pasta sauce, crushed tomatoes, crushed basil, water and penne pasta in Instant Pot liner pot. Stir to mix.

  2. Put lid on Instant Pot. Lock in place. Set time at high temperature for 8 minutes. 

  3. Let Instant Pot come up to pressure and cook the pasta for 8 minutes. 

  4. When Instant Pot is done cooking, let the pressure naturally release.

  5. Open Instant Pot when pressure is down to normal. Put pasta in a serving dish. Serve! Top with Parmesan cheese.