Instant Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (One Pot Meal Idea)
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Need an easy meal idea for busy weeknights?
Turn off the stove and make Instant Pot spaghetti with meat sauce at the same time! It’s super simple to do, and the end result is a delicious sauce and perfectly cooked pasta!
I love that this dinner takes just a few main ingredients you likely already have on hand, and there’s no boiling water or draining in a colander involved. It’s perfect for busy weeknights, and a comforting family meal everyone will enjoy.
Spaghetti night has never been easier!
All you have to do is first brown the ground meat with a little onion and garlic in the Instant Pot using the saute function. I used ground Italian sausage, but you can use ground beef or turkey as desired. Then place the spaghetti noodles, sauce, and water on top. I used a store-bought marinara sauce for convenience, but if you wanted to use homemade sauce, that’d be wonderful as well!
I think you’ll be impressed with the taste and texture of this easy dinner!
Instant Pot Spaghetti & Meat Sauce
yield: 6 SERVINGS
Make a warm and comforting spaghetti and meat sauce meal right in the same pot!
- 1 pound ground meat (I used Italian Sausage)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
- 16 oz. package of spaghetti noodles
- 24 oz. jar of spaghetti sauce
- 14.5 diced tomatoes
- 4 cups water
My new preferred method of cooking spaghetti!
Don’t be discouraged if, when you lift the lid, the whole thing looks watery after cook time. Stir it a few times and let it cool down to absorb some of the liquid. In the end, it all comes together beautifully, and my family LOVED it. And of course, leftovers are delicious if you have any! YUM.