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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat is one of my favorite weeknight meals.  It saves me time and keeps the whole family happy.  What’s not to love about a delicious pot of pasta for dinner?

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Just remember to measure the sauce to the same amount listed in the ingredients. You don’t want to add too little or too much and have soggy or underdone pasta.

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Makes 10 servings.

Ingredients:

1/2 yellow onion (chopped)

1 TBSP olive oil

1 lb. lean ground beef

1 TBSP Italian seasoning

1 1/2 tsp sea salt

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp ground black pepper

1 TBSP red pepper flakes

1 TBSP minced garlic

1 package spaghetti, 16 oz (uncooked and broken in half)

1 jar marinara sauce, 24 oz

1 can diced tomatoes

3 C water

How to make Instant Pot Spaghetti:

Step 1. Turn Instant Pot to saute,

Step 2. When it reads HOT, add the olive oil and onion.

Step 3. Continue to cook the onions until slightly soft

Step 4. Add the meat, Italian seasoning, salt, garlic powder, pepper, red pepper flakes, and minced garlic.

Step 5. Cook the meat until no pink remains, stirring frequently

Step 6. Hit CANCEL.

Step 7. Add a little water used to deglaze the bottom of the pot.

Step 8. Break spaghetti strands in half.

Step 9. Layer the spaghetti strands on top of meat in a criss-cross pattern.

Step 10. Pour marinara sauce over pasta.

Step 11. Pour diced tomatoes over sauce.

Step 12. Pour water around sides and on top of tomatoes.

Step 13. Push down lightly with the spatula to make sure water gets through layers and all pasta is covered.

Step 14. Cover with lid.

Step 15. Turn valve to SEALING, press PRESSURE COOK (or Manual on some models).

Step 16. Set cook time to 5 minutes

Step 17. When cooking is done, let pressure do a natural release for 5 minutes,

Step 18. Hit CANCEL.

Step 19. Do a quick release until pin drops

Step 20. Open lid, and stir spaghetti and meat sauce together well before serving

Enjoy!

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meat

Yield: 10
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 TBSP Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 TBSP red pepper flakes
  • 1 TBSP minced garlic
  • 1 package spaghetti, 16 oz (uncooked and broken in half)
  • 1 jar marinara sauce, 24 oz
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3 C water

Instructions

  1. Turn Instant Pot to saute,
  2. When it reads HOT, add the olive oil and onion.
  3. Continue to cook the onions until slightly soft
  4. Add the meat, Italian seasoning, salt, garlic powder, pepper, red pepper flakes, and minced garlic.
  5. Cook the meat until no pink remains, stirring frequently
  6. Hit CANCEL.
  7. Add a little water used to deglaze the bottom of the pot.
  8. Break spaghetti strands in half.
  9. Layer the spaghetti strands on top of meat in a criss-cross pattern.
  10. Pour marinara sauce over pasta.
  11. Pour diced tomatoes over sauce.
  12. Pour water around sides and on top of tomatoes.
  13. Push down lightly with the spatula to make sure water gets through layers and all pasta is covered.
  14. Cover with lid.
  15. Turn valve to SEALING, press PRESSURE COOK (or Manual on some models).
  16. Set cook time to 5 minutes
  17. When cooking is done, let pressure do a natural release for 5 minutes,
  18. Hit CANCEL.
  19. Do a quick release until pin drops
  20. Open lid, and stir spaghetti and meat sauce together well before serving
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 235Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 762mgCarbohydrates: 22gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 17g

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