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Instant Pot Cream Cheese Chicken and Pasta Recipe

Creamy, cheesy, fast, and easy. Need I say more? This Instant Pot Cheese Chicken Pasta is so simple and to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken instant pot recipe, Easy chicken instant recipe, Instant Pot, Instant Pot chicken and pasta
Servings: 6
Calories: 536kcal


  • Instant Pot
  • large pot
  • colander
  • Hand or Stand Mixer


  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 8 ounces cream cheese break into small pieces
  • 1 package Italian dressing dry mix
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 16 ounces penne pasta 1 package


  • Place chicken breasts in Instant Pot. Cover with broth, soup, pieces of cream cheese and dressing mix ins Instant Pot.
  • Lock cover into place and seal steam nozzle
  • Set on poultry or meat setting or manually set for 15 minutes.
  • Naturally release pressure for 5 minutes then quick release remaining pressure.
  • While your Instant Pot is cooking, boil water in a pot on your stove and cook your pasta according to the directions on the package.
  • Shred the chicken and serve over the pasta.
  • If your chicken is frozen, add 5 to 10 minutes until your chicken is cooked through.


To make this into a freezer meal:
  1. Place chicken breasts, cream of chicken soup, cream cheese, and Italian dressing mix  into a gallon-sized freezer bag. DO NOT mix ingredients together - just keep them as is in the bag. Place freezer bag into freezer and it will last up to 90 days.
  2. When ready to use, dump ingredients from bag into Instant Pot and add 2 cups of chicken broth in with the frozen food. Place the lid on top, move the valve to SEALING, and press the MANUAL button. Set timer for 25 minutes. Do a 5 minute NATURAL RELEASE when the timer is done. Follow the rest of the instructions as written.


Calories: 536kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 992mg | Potassium: 768mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 337IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg