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Instant Pot Creamy Beef Rotini

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: best instant pot creamy beef rotini recipe, easy instant pot creamy beef rotini recipe, instant pot creamy beef rotini, pressure cook creamy beef rotini
Servings: 6


  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 16 oz rotini pasta
  • 24 oz marinara sauce
  • 1 lb ground chuck or beef
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion chopped


  • Set the sauté to high.
  • Add ground beef/chuck and cook for 5-6 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • Add chopped onions and cook for 2-3 minutes or until onions become translucent. Optional: transfer the meat to a strainer and drain the grease. 
  • Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add pasta, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, paprika, water, heavy whipping cream and mix.
  • Add marinara sauce. Don't stir/mix.
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes and a quick release (be careful when releasing the pressure from the cooker). Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid and mix well.
  • Add shredded cheese and sour cream. Stir and mix until cheese is fully melted.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place the lid on and wait for 3 minutes before serving.

Serve immediately & Enjoy!