Multicooker Pasta Primavera

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 6


  1. 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  2. 1 red pepper, diced
  3. 1 zucchini, diced
  4. 1 carrot, diced
  5. 1 jar (650 mL) Sensations by Compliments Marinara Sweet Basil Sauce
  6. 3 cups (750 mL) Compliments Fusilli Dried Pasta
  7. 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley
  8. 1/4 cup (60 mL) 35% whipping cream (optional)


  1. Set multicooker on SAUTE function according to manufacturer’s instructions. Add oil. Cook red pepper, zucchini and carrot 2 min., or until veggies start to soften.
  2. Stir in pasta sauce, 2 cups (500 mL) water and pasta. Lock on lid. Set on HIGH PRESSURE for 8 min., or until pasta is al dente. Manually release pressure according to manufacturer’s instructions before removing lid.
  3. Stir in parsley and cream, if using, to serve
Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
For an easy pasta bake, mix shredded mozzarella with leftover pasta, top with additional cheese, bake until golden.