Bring water to a boil in the pressure cooker. Once it boils add salt and the pasta. Break up the pasta a bit and close the lid.
Once you hear the whistling of the steam after closing the lid, let it go for 2 minutes and don't turn off the heat!
Turn off the heat, remove from the pressure cooker and drain, and it's complete!!! Mix in with your favorite sauce.
When mixing in with your favorite sauce, cook for 2 minutes in the pressure cooker. If you're going to mix it in without heating, then cook for 3 minutes in the pressure cooker!!!
It'll result in chewy pasta that tastes like fresh pasta!
Story Behind this Recipe
The pressure cooker is a powerful ally to working mothers! I tried making a quick pasta, and using the regular pasta it came out deliciously with a texture just like fresh pasta. I was really surprised by the difference. Regardless of the time-saving aspect, you can boil pasta in a pressure cooker.
Close the lid while boiling, and let it go for 2 minutes while completely under pressure. Works for any type of pasta, no change to the time! Once 2 minutes have passed remove from the pressure cooker and drain. That's all it takes for inspiring, chewy pasta!