Instant Pot Pasta with Basil Tomato Sauce ( One Pot Meal in Pressure Cooker)

Instant Pot Pasta with Basil Tomato Sauce ( One Pot Meal  in Pressure Cooker)

This is a very easy, no fail pasta recipe.You don’t need to cook sauce and pasta separately. Made from fresh, organic ingredients ready in less than 30 minutes.
Recipe Ingredients:
Olive oil 3 tablespoons
Onions 1/2 cup chopped
Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons
Carrots 1/3 cup chopped
Zucchini 1/3 cup chopped
Red pepper 1/3 cup chopped
Green pepper 1/3 cup chopped
Broccoli florets 1/3 cup
Mixed italian herbs 1 tsp
Chili flakes 1/2 tsp or to taste
Salt 2 tsp or adjust to taste
Sugar 1/2 tsp(optional)
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Dry pasta 2.5 Cups
Water 2.5 Cups
Tomato Puree 1.75 Cups
Cheese 1/4 Cup grated parmesan(optional)
Method:
Start on sauté mode, add 3 tablespoon of olive oil , add chopped onions, crushed garlic cloves,mixed italian herbs (rosemary ,oregano, basil), chili flakes. Add 1/3 cup of each chopped carrot, green pepper , red Pepper . Sauté for 2-3 min. Turn off sauté. Add, 2.5 cups pasta.Mix well. Add the broccoli and zucchini. Add water,tomato puree and spread on top but don’t mix.Add the salt,pepper,sugar(optional).Top with butter.
Cook on high pressure for 4 min. Do quick pressure release after 5 min.
Add 1/ 2 cup of fresh basil and mix well . Optional( Top with grated parmesan or choice of cheese.)