Pizza Pasta (GF/DF)

Like a lot of recipes, this one was developed because I wasn’t feeling like making a lot of effort for dinner one night.  Writing up this post actually takes more effort than the recipe itself.  This recipe is going to be a favorite that you will make again and again because it uses things you already have on hand (okay, you will need to get the seasoning mix but once you have it, you’re good to go! I promise it will be the best $8 you spend all summer) and you can add in anything you’d like or need to use up.

Don’t have ground sausage? No problem! Throw in some ground turkey or ground beef.  Have some bell peppers that need to be used up? Perfect! Toss them in before you add the pasta!  Don’t have tomato sauce? Just use some marinara you have on hand.  See where I’m going with this?

And it’s all done right in your electric pressure cooker so there is very little clean-up.  You’re welcome!

Pizza Pasta
Makes 6 servings

1 small onion
1 pound Italian-style ground pork
1 tablespoon Pantry Everything But The Pizza Seasoning Mix
8 ounces gluten-free penne (I used this one)
1 ½ cups water
1 15oz can tomato sauce
1 15oz can diced tomatoes

  1. Chop the onion using the Food Chopper.
  2. Set the Quick Cooker to SEAR and press START.  Allow the Quick Cooker to heat for 2 minutes.  Add the sausage and onion to the inner pot and cook, stirring occasionally to break up the sausage using the Teak Wooden Spatula, for 5 minutes.  Add the Everything But The Pizza Seasoning and stir to combine.  Press CANCEL.
  3. Add the pasta, water, sauce and tomatoes to the inner pot in that order.  Do not stir.  Place the lid on the Quick Cooker and lock into place.  Make sure the vent valve is in the sealing position and press CUSTOM.  Adjust the time to 6 minutes and press START.
  4. When the Quick Cooker beeps, manually release the pressure, remove the lid and stir using the Teak Wooden Spoon to combine.



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