Instant Pot Chicken Tortellini

The best of tortellini recipe is here, with the added chicken proteins and number of vegetables and cheese.

4.5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Chicken Tortellini

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, chicken breasts, Chicken Tortellini, heavy cream, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shallots
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 476 kcal


  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 shallots peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 3 lb boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 small carrots diced
  • 1 (8 oz.) pakage dried 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 pepper to taste


  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 keep it aside.

  4. Add butter, parsley and shallots to the cooker.

  5. Sauté for about 5 minutes then add hen pieces, tortellini, broth, carrots and tarragon.

  6. Mix well and secure the lid.

  7. Cook on “Manual” function for 6 minutes at high pressure.

  8. Release the steam though quick pressure release.

  9. Mix 3 tbsp. with flour in a bowl and add to the cooker.

  10. Whisk in cream, milk and cheese.

  11. Cook on “Sauté” function until it thickens.

  12. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

  13. Serve warm.

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