Insta-Cooker Stuffed Shells



  • 20 pasta shells
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1½ cup boiled spinach minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the pasta in boiling water for 8 minutes. Once cooked, rinse under water and put aside.
  • Take a bowl and mix spinach, ricotta, mozzarella (1 cup), parmesan cheese, whisked egg, salt, pepper and minced basil.
  • Stuff the pasta shells with the filling.
  • Press “Saute” and add olive oil to the Instant Pot.
  • Add onion and garlic and cook on saute for 2 minutes, until onion is golden.
  • Add marinara sauce, stir and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Add water and stir.
  • Place the stuffed shells in the sauce in one layer.
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for about 5 minutes.
  • Once done, do a quick pressure release.
  • Open the lid.
  • Sprinkle with the rest of the mozzarella and place the lid back on for 4 minutes (the heat melts the mozzarella).
  • Dish out and Serve.

Recipe Credit: Corrie Cooks

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