Instant Pot Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 4 mins | Inactive Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 39 mins | Yield: 8 Servings

I will never get tired of recommending this spectacular dish to my friends, and that includes you! Just follow these simple steps for they will guide you to perfection! Have a wonderful day, friends. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

FOR THE BRUSCHETTA TOPPING

1/4 c olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 c fresh basil, thinly sliced
1 pound Roma tomatoes, diced (5-6 Roma tomatoes)
red pepper flakes, to taste (optional; I used 1/8 tsp)
1/2 c red onion, small dice
1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper

FOR THE PASTA

1-pound uncooked bowtie pasta
3 1/2 c chicken broth
3/4 c freshly grated parmesan cheese (plus more for serving)
1.5-pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, 1-inch diced (can also use diced chicken thighs)
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Directions:

1. Add the red onion, tomato slices, basil, lemon juice, garlic, kosher salt, pepper, olive oil, and red pepper flakes into a mixing bowl. Stir until well blended.

2. Cover the mixture and let it rest at room temperature.

3. Arrange the chicken pieces into the Instant Pot, then sprinkle salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning on top.

4. Add the pasta and chicken broth.

5. Seal the pot, then press the “Manual Hight Pressure” and cook for about 15 minutes.

6. Do a quick release of pressure, then stir everything until well blended.

7. Add the tomatoes and cheese, then stir until well blended.

8. Scatter the bruschetta topping and Parmesan cheese over.

9. Cover the pot and cook everything for another 3 minutes.

10. Sprinkle freshly chopped basil and more Parmesan cheese on top to garnish.

11. Serve and enjoy!

Notes:

Place any leftovers in an airtight container, then place them inside the fridge. They can last up to days.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 566mg | Potassium: 687mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 658IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2mg

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