Instant Pot Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta
Instant Pot Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta is creamy, cheesy and full of the classic chicken bacon ranch flavor! Making this in the Instant Pot couldn't be easier, this is a Dump and Start pasta dish that will be ready to eat in 20 minutes flat!
cut into 1 inch cubes
salt and pepper
broken in half
dry ranch mix
shredded parmesan cheese
prepped and crumbled
Combine broth, heavy cream, garlic, salt and pepper in the liner of the Instant Pot.
Put the 1 inch cubes of chicken into the broth and cream mixture in the Instant Pot liner. Take care to distribute the chunks evenly around the liner.
Place the broken pasta on top of the chicken in the liquid. MAKE SURE ALL NOODLES ARE COVERED WITH LIQUID. Move the pasta around until they are all covered.
Secure lid in place, make sure the knob is set to seal. Cook on manual HIGH for 6 minutes NPR for 6 minutes and then QR.
The sauce at this point will be very runny, don't be scared. It is supposed to be that way. :)
Stir in the dry ranch dressing mix, mix thoroughly.
Gradually add in the shredded parmesan cheese. Add in small amounts at a time, stirring in-between each addition.
Serve in bowls and top with crispy bacon bits. Enjoy!
You can garnish with fresh parsley if you'd like. :)