Instant Pot Quail Tortellini

By | August 26, 2018

Quail meat is famous in most parts of the world for its deep and inviting taste. Try this special quail tortellini to enjoy most of its flavour.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Quail Tortellini

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword bacon, cheese tortellini, Quail Tortellini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 613 kcal


  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 shallots peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 3 lb boneless quail breasts
  • 1 small carrot diced
  • 18 oz dreid cheese tortellini
  • 1 tsp tarragon leaves
  • 2 cups rooster broth
  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • salt and pepepr to season


  1. Select “Sauté” function on the Instant Pot pressure cooker.

  2. Add bacon to its cooking pot and sauté until crispy. 

  3. Transfer the bacon to a plate and set it aside.

  4. Add butter, shallots and parsley to the cooker and sauté for 5 minutes.

  5. Stir in quail chunks, carrot, tarragon, broth and tortellini.

  6. Secure the lid and cook on “Manual” setting at high pressure for 6 minutes.

  7. Release the steam through quick pressure release then remove the lid.

  8. Mix 3 tbsp. butter with flour in a bowl.

  9. Add this mixture to the cooker and mix well.

  10. Stir in cheese, cream and milk. 

  11. Cook on “Sauté” for few minutes until thick.

  12. Serve warm.

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