Quick pasta with aromatic creamy cheese sauce.

ingredients for cheesy pasta with chicken and bacon - instant pot club

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 10 dkg (0.22lb) of not fatty bacon
  • 1 onion
  • Piece of leek
  • 4 triangles pieces of cheese spread (UK: ie. dairylea)
  • 5-10 dkg (0.1-0.2lb) of blue cheese
  • 25 dkg (0.55lb) of fusilli pasta
  • 1 tsp of Vegeta (universal seasoning)
  • Fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp of pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of paprika

Cut chicken breast into slices (1cm) and season with salt and pepper. Cut the onion and leeks into thin half rings (quite thin). Slice bacon into squares.

chopped vegetables and meat for cheese pasta recipe - instant pot club
Then turn on Instant Pot and programme Sauté. Add olive oil and butter, wait until hot and then gently fry onion. Add bacon and fry for a little bit longer. Add chicken breast and leeks, mixed together. Make sure not to burn the ingredients.

sautéed ingredients inside instant pot - Recipe for cheesy pasta with chicken and bacon
Turn off IP, add dry pasta into the pot and pour 2 1/2 cups of water. Add spices as vegeta, pepper and paprika. You can add salt but be careful as vegeta and cheeses are already quite salty.

meat, pasta, herbs and spices inside instant pot
Mix everything together, close the lid and set up programme manual for 4 min. In the meantime, chop fresh parsley. When the programme finishes, press cancel and quickly release the pressure (QR). Add cheese spread and blue cheese, mix until melted.

two kinds of cheese added to pasta and meat inside instant pot
Add fresh parsley and mix altogether.

chopped parsley added to cheesy pasta inside instant pot
Season up to your taste with salt and pepper. Your quick dinner is ready. Enjoy.

Recipe for cheesy pasta with chicken and bacon - instant pot club