Italian Sausage Pasta in Instant Pot

2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion chopped
1 bell pepper chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp paprika
1 package Italian sausage
14 oz pasta uncooked
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup water
1 can 15 oz. stewed tomatoes
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/3 cup parsley chopped

Set Instant pot on sauté function.
Pour olive oil in the instant pot and sauté onion, bell pepper and garlic until the onion is translucent.
Add in thyme and paprika. Stir well.
Add in Italian sausage and bread it using a spatula. Cook until it’s fully brown.
Add in pasta, salt, chicken broth, water and crushed tomatoes. Stir well.
Close and secure the lid. Set the valve to seal and do pressure cook for 5 minutes.
Once the five minute cook is done, do a quick release.
Open the lid and stir in mozzarella cheese.
Serve with parmesan and parsley.


I used 2 packages of Ramen noodles and it was great.

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake Method:
Preheat the oven to 375F.
Cook Pasta according to the instructions on the packaging.
Sauté onion, bell peppers and garlic in some olive oil over medium heat.
Brown sausage with the vegetables and spices.
Add crushed tomatoes to the sausage mixture and stir in the pasta.
Transfer everything to an oven safe dish and top with mozzarella cheese.
Bake for 30 minutes and serve warm.

Italian Sausage Pasta Stove Top Method:
Sauté onion, bell pepper and garlic in a large pot over medium heat.
Add in spices and Italian chicken sausage. Brown the sausage.
Add in pasta, crushed tomatoes and chicken broth. bring to simmer.
Cover and cook for about twenty to thirty minutes until the water is absorbed and the pasta is cooked.
Stir in mozzarella and top with parmesan.