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A white pasta bowl filled with creamy ranch chicken pasta made with penne noodles in the instant pot, on a wood cutting board with a green hand towel in the background.
Instant Pot Ranch Chicken Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Creamy Instant Pot Ranch Chicken Pasta will have everyone begging for seconds! A delicious and easy instant pot dinner with tender noodles in a creamy ranch sauce with cheese, chicken and bacon.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy instant pot pasta, instant pot chicken
Unit: cup, ounce, package, pound, slice
Servings: 5
Calories: 881 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 breast), cut into chunks
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 package Hidden Valley Original Ranch dressing mix
  • 4 slices bacon , cooked and chopped
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in instant pot.
  2. Add chicken broth, milk, ranch seasoning and stir to combine. Add pasta and stir, burying the noodles in the liquid.
  3. Secure the lid, and set the valve to sealing.
  4. Cook on manual or pressure cook, high pressure, for 4 minutes.
  5. Turn valve to quick release, and open pot.
  6. Stir in cream cheese, cheddar cheese and cooked bacon;
  7. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes. The sauce will thicken as it cools.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Consider serving with:

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