Chicken Cacciatore with Farfalle

  • Prep 15 mins
  • Total 46 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 10

TIP: It’s best to use chicken breasts no larger than 6 to 8 ounces each. If your chicken breasts weigh more than 8 ounces, cut them in half before cooking. 


  • Contains Milk/Dairy
  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy, Wheat

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 3 red bell peppers, sliced 1/4-inch thick, stems and seeds removed
  • 1 large onion, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 can (15 ounce) petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts (6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 6 uncooked boneless skinless chicken thighs (3 to 5 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) farfalle pasta
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained, chopped
  • Parmesan cheese, for serving
  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to MD:HI. Select START/STOP to begin. Add olive oil and heat until shimmering. Add mushrooms, bell peppers, onion, and 1 teaspoon salt to pot and sauté until onion softens and mushrooms begin to release their liquid, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and Italian seasoning and sauté for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and water and select START/STOP to turn off SEAR/SAUTÉ. 

  • Step 2

    Season chicken with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and pepper. Nestle chicken on top of vegetables. 

  • Step 3

    Assemble pressure lid, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Select PRESSURE and set to HIGH. Set time to 15 minutes, and Select START/STOP to begin. 

  • Step 4

    When pressure cooking is complete, quick release the pressure by turning the pressure release valve to the VENT position. Carefully remove lid when unit has finished releasing pressure. 

  • Step 5

    Transfer chicken to a cutting board, and stir pasta into pot. Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to MD:HI. Select START/STOP to begin. Bring to a boil and cook until pasta is al dente, about 10 minutes. 

  • Step 6

    Meanwhile, shred chicken into bite-sized pieces. When pasta is cooked, stir in chicken, basil, and capers. Serve with Parmesan cheese.