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Instant Pot Creamy Sausage Tortellini

Instant Pot Creamy Sausage Tortellini pasta is an easy dinner recipe made in the pressure cooker with chicken sausage and tortellini in a tomato cream sauce. Just dump in the ingredients, press start, cook and eat!
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Keyword instant pot creamy sausage tortellini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 320kcal
Author Dee


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1-pound package cooked Italian chicken sausage, sliced thin (Aidell's)
  • 1 20-ounce package refrigerated tortellini
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Add the olive oil to the inner instant pot, and spread evenly around bottom of pot
  • Arrange the sausage slices evenly in pot, then layer tortellini on top
  • Pour water around and over tortellini, then add marinara sauce over tortellini. DO NOT STIR
  • Cover with lid, and turn vent to sealing position. Hit PRESSURE COOK for 3 minutes. Pot may take 10 minutes to reach pressure.
  • After 3 minutes cook time, do a quick release when pot beeps. When pin drops, carefully remove lid, stir, then stir in cream and Parmesan cheese until blended. Sauce will thicken as it stands.


Recipe was made in 6-quart Instant Pot electric pressure cooker using pre-cooked Aidell's Italian Chicken sausage, Buitoni tortellini and Barilla marinara sauce.  Taste may vary if using different brands.
Recipe can also be made in 8-quart Instant Pot.


Calories: 320kcal