Instant Pot Ground Chicken & Pasta


  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 pound Ground Chicken
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine*
  • 1 (25-ounce) jar marinara sauce
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken stock
  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan

* extra chicken stock can be used for red wine as a non-alcoholic substitute


  1. Set a 6-qt Instant Pot® to the high sauté setting. Heat olive oil; add ground chicken and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the chicken as it cooks.
  2. Add onion, and cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in wine, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
  4. Stir in marinara sauce, chicken stock and pasta; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high, and set time for 5 minutes. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions. Stir in basil and Parmesan.
  5. Serve immediately.