Servings 6

Insta - Creamy Bacon Ranch Pasta

Bacon and Cheese combine for serious flavor - you had me at bacon...

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 Tbs. Olive Oil
  • 1 package Original Ranch dressing mix
  • 1/4 cup cooked and chopped bacon
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese
  • 8 oz. Country Pasta Homemade Style Egg Pasta
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Turn pressure cooker to Saute setting and allow to preheat (Note: we used the 6-qt. Instant Pot ®).
  2. Once heated add oil, chicken, and ranch dressing packet stirring to coat. Saute chicken for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Next add cream cheese, pasta, broth, and water to pot.
  4. Close lid and pressure release valve. Select the Manual setting for High pressure and set for 10 minutes.
  5. Allow pressure to naturally release for 3-5 minutes; then quick-release any remaining pressure.
  6. Open lid and stir in shredded cheddar cheese and cooked bacon; let dish set for 5 minutes to thicken.


Recipe inspiration from Plain Chicken.

We suggest adding more cheese to thicken if desired - because who doesn't love more cheese.

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