This Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce is a simple, healthy dinner recipe the whole family will love!
You didn’t think I’d forgotten about my Instant Pot did you? (affiliate link) I’m still using it at least a couple times of atimes a week. I even just bought a friend one as a birthday present!
If you follow my weekly food prep posts, you can see what I’ve been using it for. I definitely have some favorites, like pulled pork or chicken, but I’m challenging myself to continue to try new things as well. Most recently, I tackled pasta. And it turned out so well I made it twice in one week.
There’s absolutely nothing fancy about this recipe. And like usual, it can also be made on the stovetop….but I enjoyed making it in the Instant Pot because it turns it into a one pot meal. You can cook the ground meat right in the pot, then just dump in the noodles and sauce and boom! Ready to eat! Even my toddler, who almost always prefers the components of his meals separate, gobbled this up!
I used ground beef but you could easily use ground turkey or chicken. And choose your favorite pasta shape. I’m partial to shells but elbows or spirals would work well too.
Here’s how you make it:
That’s all there is to it. Seriously so easy. If you prefer your pasta a little more al dente, you could try 4 minutes instead of 5. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, simply cook your pasta as directed and cook the meat and veggies in a skillet. Combine, add sauce and serve.
If you’re feeling fancy, you could also stir in some extra veggies or some shredded mozzarella cheese.
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