Main Dishes

Instant Pot Five Cheese Ziti

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16 ounces Penne pasta
14 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes with garlic
24 ounces classic marinara pasta sauce ( homemade or jarred )
4 ounces whipped cream cheese
1 tsp Italian seasoning blend
3 cups water
2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
1 cup Ricotta cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Pour water into Instant Pot. Next add water, canned tomatoes and whipped cream cheese and the seasonings. Add pasta sauce and gently stir gently to combine. Add pasta and gently push down to...
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Nutritions

Calories
561

Sodium
1705mg
71% DV

Fat
34g
53% DV

Protein
39g
78% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV