Dinner on the fly, no problem, this One Pot Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Quick Spaghetti Dinner and Homemade Sauce is sure to please. It’s so easy and takes less than 10 minutes once your Pressure Cooker comes to pressure!
Make this Pressure Cooker One Pot Spaghetti Dinner and have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes.
If you want to use a jarred sauce rather than take the extra few minutes of making a homemade sauce, no problem, it’s so easy. If you prefer meat with your pasta, try my Pressure Cooker Beef and Macaroni, which is also a one pot meal and very popular!
If you don’t want to make your own sauce, I’ll tell you how in the notes section below.
But really, this recipe is so quick, easy and painless to just make your own homemade sauce, you won’t want to use a jar This sauce will taste like it has been simmering the entire day!
If you want ground beef/turkey, sausage, meatballs, etc., in your spaghetti, check out my Pressure Cooker Beef & Macaroni recipe (or, just brown your meat in a bit of oil and continue on with this recipe).
Use the Sauté or Browning function on your Pressure Cooker and allow the cooking pot to get nice. Heating the cooking pot before adding any fat, helps make the pot non stick.
Sauté the onions for two minutes and then add the garlic and sauté one more minute.
Add in the rest of the ingredients, including the spaghetti or pasta and close the lid.
If you want to add in vegetables, like zucchini or carrots, chop them very thick and add them in when you add in your pasta.
Spaghetti noodles WILL clump a bit, but just take a fork and break them up and they will be fine and perfectly cooked.
If you just want to make a pot of sauce, please see my Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Sauce.
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Dinner on the fly, no problem, this One Pot Instant Pot Pressure Cooker dinner of Spaghetti and Homemade Sauce is sure to please.
- 28 ounrd Diced Tomatoes
- 3 ounces Tomato Paste
- 15 ounces Tomato Sauce
- 2.5 cups Chicken Stock/Broth (or water)
- 2 teaspoons Dried Basil
- 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
- 2 teaspoons Parsley Flakes, dried
- 1 teaspoon Brown Sugar
- 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
- ¼ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
- ¼ teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
- ¼ cup Red Wine/Cabernet a good Cabernet!
- 1 teaspoon Fennel Seeds crushed
- Parmesan Rind chunk optional
Push Sauté or Browning function on Pressure Cooker. Allow it to heat and then add oil.
Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 more minute.
- Add the rest of the ingredients.
Lock on lid and seal pressure valve. Cook on High Pressure for 5 minutes.
- When Beep sounds, allow a 5 minute Natural Pressure Release, then carefully release the rest of the pressure.
If using Rigatoni or another sturdy pasta, cook for 6 minutes.
The general rule of thumb is to cook the pasta for 1/2 of the time, minus 2 minutes, erring on the lowest side, indicated on the package.
If using frozen meatballs, just throw them in with the sauce, water and pasta.
If you want to use a jarred sauce, add 1.5 jars of water and spaghetti noodles or pasta and cook for half of the lower time indicated on the box of spaghetti/pasta.
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