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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta- All the great tastes of a chicken taco in pasta form! A creamy sauce with a taco seasoning and gooey cheese. Serve it with your favorite taco garnish.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta- Countertop Cooking

This dish is pretty darn simple. It’s one of those ” toss everything in the pot and cook” kinda dish. I LOVE those kind of dinners, don’t you?

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta is seasoned chicken, a creamy tomato sauce, pasta and cheese. All you need to do is serve it with a topping of salsa and your whole dinner is complete!

Ingredients Needed:

  • Boneless chicken breast
  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Chicken broth
  • Petite tomatoes
  • Taco seasoning
  • Dry pasta
  • Taco blended cheese

Chicken: You will need about a pound or 2 medium size breasts or 1 large. Cut the chicken into 1 inch pieces.

Can I use boneless chicken thighs? Yes. However, you will want to cut your cooking time by about 1-2 minutes.

Cream of Chicken Soup: I know that not everyone is crazy about canned condensed soup. No worries, you have options. First, you can make it homemade. Second, there are organic versions of condensed cream of chicken soup. Check with your store. If you can’t find it, see the recipe card for the brand I like. Whichever you chose, you will need 2- 10 oz cans.

Petite Diced Tomatoes: We are a pretty plain eating bunch, so, I stick with the regular version. However, you can use a fire roasted or a mixture of diced tomatoes and chilies to add a bit more heat to the dish.

Dried Pasta: For ours, I used Farfelle. Any type of pasta ( even a whole wheat version) will work. Just be sure to stick with something similar in size. Penne or Rotini are good options.

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta- Countertop Cooking

How to Make this Dish:

  • Cut the chicken breast into pieces that are about 1 inch in size. Set aside.
  • In your instant pot, whisk together the sauce ingredients. Then, add in chicken pieces and pasta. Stir it all to combine.
  • Cover and cook on high pressure. When it’s done, do a quick release.
  • Remove the lid and give it all a good stir. Then, add in cheese and stir to combine. Turn off the heat to the instant pot and let the dish sit for 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • Top it off with your favorite taco-type garnish. For example: sour cream, plain Greek yogurt, salsa, pico de gallo, chopped lettuce, olives or peppers.

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Yield: Serves: 6

Instant Pot Creamy Taco Chicken and Pasta

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta- Countertop Cooking

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Taco Pasta- All the great tastes of a chicken taco in pasta form! A creamy sauce with a taco seasoning and gooey cheese. Serve it with your favorite taco garnish.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 20 oz cream of chicken soup ( 2- 10 oz cans) 
  • 14.5 oz can diced petite tomatoes
  • 2-3 TBSP taco seasoning
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 12 oz dry medium size pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded taco-blend cheese 

Instructions

  1. Spray bottom of instant pot with non stick cooking spray.
  2. Add in chicken broth, soup, tomatoes and taco seasoning. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Add in uncooked chicken and stir to combine.
  4. Cover and cook on high pressure for 6 minutes. Do a quick release and remove lid. Stir in cheese and let it sit for about 5-10 minutes before serving.
  5. Top with salsa, chopped lettuce or sour cream/plain Greek yogurt

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 469Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 92mgSodium: 2030mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 36g

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