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Broccoli Cheddar Pasta
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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Pasta

Broccoli Cheddar Pasta in Instant Pot is an easy weeknight dinner option. Just minimal effort and ingredients a delicious dinner is ready in no time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 265kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly


  • Instant Pot 6 qt


  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Pasta
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Flakes
  • ½ tsp Pepper Powder
  • ½ tsp Garlic powder
  • Salt as needed
  • 1.5 cup Broccoli florets
  • ¾ cup Cheddar cheese grated
  • cup Fresh cream


  • Add ½ cups of milk and 1 cup of water to the inner steel pot of the instant pot. and then add in 1 cup of pasta shells.
  • Next add in 1 tbsp of red chili flakes, ½ tsp garlic powder, ½ tsp pepper powder, and the salt to taste.
  • Combine everything and then add in 1.5 cups of broccoli florets.
  • Close the instant pot and turn the pressure valve to the sealing position. Set 2 mins in high pressure.
  • After 10 mins do a quick release and open the instant pot. The pasta appears lightly watery. Now turn on the Instant pot in saute mode.
  • Add in ¾ cup of grated cheddar cheese and combine.
  • Next add in ⅓ cup of fresh cream and mix well.
  • Turn off the Instant Pot. Broccoli Cheddar Pasta is now ready. Pasta thickens as it cools.



Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.2g | Protein: 12.9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5.7g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 2.6g | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 2mg
Keyword Cheddar Pasta, Instant Pot pasta
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