Easy and quick to make, very tasty meal for your lunch or dinner.

ingredients for pasta with cheese and broccoli sauce

  • 40 dkg of penne pasta (can use different if preferred)
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 broccoli
  • 1- dkg of spreadable cheese
  • 10 dkg of blue cheese
  • 150ml of double cream
  • 1 tbsp of clarified butter
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Pinch of nutmeg

Cut the meat in to thins strips and season with salt and pepper. Clean and cut the broccoli into small floretes. Chop the onion into squares and garlic into small pieces.

chopped chicken breast, onions and broccoli - instant pot club

Turn on programme saute and add butter. When it is hot add onion and fry until soft. Add garlic and meat and mix together. Fry for a few minutes.

chicken and onions inside instant pot

Add 1 cup of water, cheese and spices (nutmeg, salt).

cheese, butter and other ingredients for the cheese sauce inside instant pot

Mix together until the cheese melts.

cheese sauce prior to preparation inside instant pot

Turn off programme Saute. Add dry pasta and 1.5 cups of water to the sauce (you can use vegetarian or chicken bullion instead of water). Pasta should be almost covered in water. Mix altogether.

cheese sauce and raw pasta inside instan pot prior to cooking

Layer broccoli on top of the pasta.

broccoli added to instant pot prior cooking

Close the lid, move the valve into sealing position and programme Manual for 4 min. After the programme finishes move valve into venting position and remove the pressure from the pot (QR). If pasta is still a bit too hard, leave for 2-3min. If it is cooked, add cream and mix together.

ready pasta with broccoli and cheese sauce inside instant pot

Season with salt and pepper if needed. Your dinner is ready.

Recipe for pasta with cheese and broccoli sauce