Spaghetti! It’s a family favorite for sure, being loved by both children and adults. Preparing it in the Instant Pot saves time and energy, and really locks flavor into the pasta. Plus, during the hot summer months your kitchen won’t get even hotter because you’re cooking on the stove! That’s a win for everyone! This Instant Pot Beef Spaghetti recipe is very simple, the noodles get their flavor from the meat and the sauce. It’s super easy to make and will become one of your go-to meals for busy nights year round. Here’s how I make it.
Instant Pot Beef Spaghetti
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- Instant Pot
- measuring cup
- measuring spoons
- 16 oz box spaghetti, pieces broken in half
- 1 lb ground beef
- 24 oz jar pasta sauce
- 1 tsp tsp onion powder
- garlic powder
- 2 cups water
- shredded cheese for topping (optional)
Set the Instant Pot to saute and brown the ground beef, adding in the onion and garlic powder at the same time.
Remove the ground beef from the Instant Pot.
Add 2 cups of water to the Instant Pot.
Add the pasta to the Instant Pot.
Add the ground beef back into the Instant Pot.
Pour the sauce over top of the contents of the Instant Pot.
Set Instant Pot to cook on manual high pressure for 5 minutes.
Once the pasta is finished cooking, do a quick release of pressure.
Serve immediately, topping with some cheese if you like.
Do you have a go-to pasta meal for busy nights?