Instant pot tortellini
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Instant Pot Tortellini with Garlic Butter Cream Sauce

This Instant Pot Tortellini with Garlic Butter Cream Sauce is the perfect weeknight meal for families. It takes almost no time to prepare and even uses frozen tortellini. Kids and adults will all enjoy this easy pasta dish.

Instant pot tortellini

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Instant pot tortellini

Instant Pot Tortellini with Garlic Butter Cream Sauce

Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 1 min
Pressurizing time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4


  • pressure cooker


  • 19 ounce bag frozen tortellini
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch optional


  • Add the tortellini to the bowl of the instant pot. Top with the broth, milk, butter, garlic powder and dried basil.
  • Set the instant pot to manual high pressure for 1 minute. When the cooking time is done, add the grated parmesan cheese and stir until it is melted.
  • If the sauce is too thin, add the cornstarch and stir. Turn off the instant pot and replace the lid and allow to sit for a few minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
Keyword garlic butter tortellini

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