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Pressure Cooker Garden Penne Alfredo

Servings 6 to 8 servings


  • 12 oz penne pasta uncooked
  • 3 1/2 C chicken stock
  • 1 tsp salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3-4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 4 oz C cream cheese
  • 1 C shredded Garden Herb flavored cheese
  • 1 cup steamed broccoli
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • freshly chopped parsley and more garden herb cheese for garnish


  • Place the pasta, chicken stock, garlic, salt and pepper (to taste) into the pot of the pressure cooker.
  • Place the lid on the unit and turn to locked position.
  • Turn the steam release valve to sealing.
  • Press the manual button and adjust the time for 5 minutes.
  • Once the unit has finished cooking, carefully release the steam. (quick release)
  • If the steam begins to spray out of the steam release valve, close it and wait a few seconds.
  • After you have released the steam completely, remove the lid and stir the pasta.
  • Press the saute button and add the and cream cheese and whipping cream.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Turn unit off.
  • Stir in the shredded cheese, broccoli and tomatoes.
  • Serve warm with a little of the shredded cheese and pinch of freshly chopped parsley for garnish.


Garden Herb flavored cheese is available from ed-mardairy.com
Recipe by: Connie Murray @Happybellyfoodie.com