Instant Pot Spaghetti

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Instant Pot Spaghetti – The EASIEST way to make spaghetti! Perfect for those busy nights where you need dinner to come together quickly. This spaghetti recipe is cooked in just one pot, making the clean up a breeze!

Instant pot spaghetti

Easy Spaghetti Recipe

This is by far the EASIEST way to make spaghetti! You cook everything in the instant pot and don’t need to precook the noodles. It’s perfect for those nights when you have no idea what’s for dinner and need to make something FAST! I usually have all the instant pot spaghetti ingredients on hand and make it at least once a month. The pressure cooker does everything for you in one pot, making clean up a breeze! The best part about this pressure cooker spaghetti is that everyone in my family will eat it and actually enjoys it. That’s a win in my book!

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This easy spaghetti recipe may not include your traditional bolognese sauce (which if you have the time, you need to try it!), but it still tastes great and is a dish the whole family will love. I’m all about easy recipes that I can make for my family during the week that aren’t a hassle. This is definitely one of those meals and I absolutely love that you don’t have to precook the noodles. Such an easy and tasty spaghetti recipe that is one of my favorites!

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How to Make Spaghetti

This instant pot spaghetti comes together in a few simple steps. Feel free to top with fresh chopped basil, parsley or parmesan cheese to add an extra touch!

  1. Set instant pot to saute and add onions & garlic. Cook a minute and then add ground beef, salt & pepper. Cook until lightly browned. Drain any grease if needed. Then turn instant pot off.
  2. Break noodles in half & layer (crisscross) on top of meat in instant pot. Then pour spaghetti sauce, tomatoes & water over top.
  3. Seal instant pot & set to manual, high pressure for 7 minutes. When time is up, use quick release (with a glove) & stand back. Remove lid and toss spaghetti with tongs. Let sit for a minute or two to release extra liquid & then serve while hot.
  4. Top instant pot spaghetti with parmesan & basil if desired.

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Easy Spaghetti Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy spaghetti recipe, instant pot spaghetti
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 333 kcal
Author: Jamielyn

Instant Pot Spaghetti – The EASIEST way to make spaghetti! Perfect for those busy nights where you need dinner to come together quickly. This spaghetti recipe is cooked in just one pot, making the clean up a breeze!

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 12 ounces uncooked spaghetti noodles (about 3/4 package)
  • 24 ounces spaghetti sauce (1 jar)
  • 14 ounces petite diced tomatoes (1 can)
  • 2 2/3 cups water

For serving (optional): Chopped basil or parsley and parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Set instant pot to saute and add the onions and garlic. Cook a minute and then add in the ground beef, salt and pepper. Cook until lightly browned. Drain any grease if needed and season to taste. Then turn the instant pot off. 

  2. Break the noodles in half and layer (crisscross) on top of the meat in the instant pot. Then pour the spaghetti sauce, tomatoes and water over top. 

  3. Seal the instant pot and set it to manual, high pressure for 7 minutes. When the time is up, use the quick release (with a glove) and stand back. Remove the lid and toss the spaghetti with tongs. Let sit for a minute or two to release extra liquid and then serve while hot. 

  4. Top instant pot spaghetti with shredded parmesan and basil if desired. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Spaghetti Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 829mg 35%
Potassium 717mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 9.8%
Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Adapted from The Salty Marshmallow 

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Jamielyn Nye

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Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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9 comments on “Instant Pot Spaghetti”

  1. Could this recipe be any easier?? I am loving the convenience of the Instant Pot!

  2. We love IP spaghetti! So easy and the flavor is amazing!

  3. Yummy! I love making classic dishes in the Instant Pot!

  4. Jacque Hastert Reply

    I can’t wait to make this. Time to pull out the IP.

  5. Easy and delicious! My type of lunch!

  6. Get in my belly! This looks so good.

  7. My kids love spaghetti! I am sure this will be a hit in my house.

  8. I made this for dinner tonight! So quick and so yummy! Thanks for sharing!

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