Lemon Pepper Tuna Pasta

Quick & Easy

Quick & Easy

Instant Pot Lemon Pepper Tuna Pasta

– Fettuccine pasta – Chicken broth, low sodium – Butter – Olive oil – Garlic cloves – Tuna – Lemon zest – Lemon juice – Salt – Pepper – Heavy cream – Baby spinach – Fresh dill – Capers

Easy Weeknight Dinner

Easy Weeknight Dinner

Saute the Garlic & Add the Pasta

Set the Instant pot to Saute and add the oil, butter, and garlic. Scrape the bottom to deglaze the pot. Any stuck on bits on the bottom of the liner can result in a "burn" notice. Break the fettuccine, fan it out evenly in the pot.

Add the Tuna and Seasonings

1Layer the tuna over the pasta. Add the lemon juice and zest. Sprinkle in the salt and the pepper Pour in the 2 cups of broth - do not stir.

Pressure Cook the Tuna and Pasta

Close the lid and pressure cook on HIGH using the PRESSURE COOK/MANUAL setting for 4 minutes. Carefully perform a quick release to relieve the pressure by turning the steam release knob to the venting position.  Do this slowly to prevent steam or water from spewing from the valve.

Add the Cream, Spinach, & Capers

Open the lid, add in the heavy cream, and stir. Toss with baby spinach and capers, and serve with fresh parsley and dill.