Instant Pot Spaghetti

Instant Pot spaghetti features a homemade meat sauce that is gently infused throughout the deliciously tender noodles to create a melody of flavors and aromas reminiscent of your favorite local Italian restaurant. The flavor profile is a blend of notes that come from onions, garlic and herbs that finish with a cleansing savoriness that leaves you ready for the next bite. This is a budget friendly meal that is wholesome and comforting and I love to clean the sauce off my plate with a nice piece of torn warm French bread and then wash it down softly with a nice cab. Serve this easy to prepare meal with your favorite garlic bread, rolls or my personal go to French bread, and you will have leftovers for a quick and easy reheat and go lunch the next day. This recipe is also perfect for the young cooks in our house that are on their way to learning how to make good food that is simple to prepare. My boys have added this to their personal menu. It is satisfying to know they can now eat a good home cooked meal wherever life travels take them.

A plate of tangled up spaghetti noodles are fun to load on to your fork using the universal ‘twist’ technique to make a bite size that is perfect for your personal preference. Experience the personal satisfaction that comes from making your own sauce by watching the video and following the instructions below. Please like and share this or any of my recipes you enjoy from the growing catalogue of menu selections. Leave a comment and share your favorite way to enjoy a one pot spaghetti. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on the latest eatfoodlicious publications of lab tested affordable meals, complete with easy to follow tutorials, informative printable recipes and lovely presentation examples. For me, I always work to remember, each meal is an opportunity to awaken the senses and experience life at every bite. That slice of life in those moments are what I love to share with my family and is the foundation of the eatfoodlicious modo “life is too short not to eat delicious food at every opportunity.”

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Set the sauté to high. Add ground meat and cook until no longer pink.

Add onions, garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Deglaze the bottom of the pot with the grease. Drain meat and set a side.

Add water, salt, Italian seasoning, black pepper and red pepper flakes to the pot. Mix well. Add pot sized spaghetti noodles or break the regular sized spaghetti noodles in half. Place the noodles in the pot in a ‘crisscross’ pattern (this will help prevent the noodles from sticking together). 

Top with marinara sauce and the cooked meat in that order (do not stir)

Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes, with a 5 minutes natural release (exercise caution when releasing pressure from the cooker).

Use silicone tongs to stir and mix the noodles well (this will help to loosen the noodles). Season with salt & pepper to taste. Optional: wait for 5 minutes before serving.

Serve with fresh Parmesan cheese and garnish with fresh parsley.

Enjoy!

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Instant Pot Spaghetti

Quick and easy delicious homemade Spaghetti that any one can make and everyone will enjoy.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb pot size spaghetti noodles
  • 1 lb ground chuck or beef
  • 32 oz (jar) marinara sauce
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 medium size onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced

Instructions
 

  • Set the sauté to high. Add ground meat and cook until no longer pink. Add onions, garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Deglaze the bottom of the pot with the grease. Drain meat and set a side.
  • Add water, salt, Italian seasoning, black pepper and red pepper flakes to the pot. Mix well.
  • Add pot sized spaghetti noodles or break the regular sized spaghetti noodles in half. Place the noodles in the pot in a 'crisscross' pattern (this will help prevent the noodles from sticking together). Top with marinara sauce and the cooked meat in that order (do not stir)
  • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes, with a 5 minutes natural release (exercise caution when releasing pressure from the cooker). Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid.
  • Use silicone tongs to stir and mix the noodles well (this will help to loosen the noodles). Season with salt & pepper to taste. Optional: wait for 5 minutes before serving.

Serve with fresh Parmesan cheese and garnish with fresh parsley. Enjoy!

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    One Pot Taco Pasta

    One Pot Taco Pasta is quick and easy plus it is delicious and very filling. The Taco Seasonings are perfect for the ground beef and pasta combination but the secret is using good beefsteak. This dish is full of flavor, textures and comes in at a budget price which makes it ideal for normal meal planning. The stewing of the ingredients and the broth make for some wonderful kitchen aromas that are appealing and pleasant. The taco Pasta keeps well when refrigerated and is a great selection for lunch on the go. I generally only publish items that were a hit with my focus group and this taco pasta was a teenager favorite. I enjoyed this recipe and recommend you try it at least once to see for yourself how delicious it really is.

    Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have a warm mouthwatering serving form this dish today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. This is great to dip your favorite fresh bread in as you enjoy to contents of your bowl. I normally recommend French bread with meals like this as it is a great side. Garlic bread also goes pretty good with this if you prefer. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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    Heat the pan to medium-high. Add the oil and meat and cook for 3-5 minutes or until no longer pink. 

    Add onion, garlic, taco seasoning & tomato paste.

    Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

    Add beef broth, rotel tomatoes

    Add broth and mix well (make sure to submerge the noodles in the broth). 

    Bring to simmer (about 3-5 minutes). Cover with a lid and cook for 12 minutes.  Turn down the heat to medium.

    Turn off the heat. Remove the lid (be careful the lid is going to be hot). Add heavy whipping cream and mix. Add ½ cups of shredded cheese at a time while continuing to mix well. Add queso cotija and mix.

    Season with salt & pepper if needed.

    Let rest for a few minutes before serving. 

    Garnish with cilantro, queso cotija, jalapeños.

    Serve

    Enjoy!

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    One Pot Taco Pasta

    Simple to follow delicious one to recipe for scrumptious Taco Pasta.
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    Prep Time 5 mins
    Cook Time 20 mins
    Total Time 25 mins
    Course Main Course
    Cuisine American, Mexican
    Servings 4
    Calories

    Ingredients
      

    • 1 lb ground beef or chuck
    • ½ lb orecchiette pasta or any pasta
    • 2 cups unsalted or low-sodium beef broth/stock
    • 1 cup queso cotija
    • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    • ½ cup heavy cream or half & half
    • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles
    • 2 tbsp taco seasoning or 1 package
    • 2 tbsp tomato paste
    • ½ onion chopped
    • 3 garlic cloves minced

    Instructions
     

    • Heat the pan to medium-high. Add the oil and meat and cook for 3-5 minutes or until no longer pink. Optional: drain grease.
    • Add onion, garlic, taco seasoning, tomato paste, and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add pasta, beef broth, rotel tomatoes and mix well (make sure to submerge the noodles in the broth). 
    • Bring to simmer (about 3-5 minutes). Cover with a lid and cook for 12 minutes.  Turn down the heat to medium.
    • Turn off the heat. Remove the lid (be careful the lid is going to be hot). Add heavy whipping cream and mix. Add shredded cheese and mix well. Add queso cotija and mix. Season with salt & pepper if needed. Let rest for a few minutes before serving. 

    Garnish with cilantro, queso cotija, jalapeños. Serve & enjoy!

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      Instant Pot Spicy Beef Bell Pepper Pasta Soup

      Spicy Beef Bell Pepper Pasta Soup is a comforting and delicious dish that will burn just enough. The warm broth infused sauce is so smooth and elegant that it could go with a multitude of pastas and meats but it is perfect in this easy to follow Instant Pot recipe. The Bell Peppers add texture, flavor and natural juices to an already delicious sauce base. I love to dip fresh tears of French bread in the sauce as I enjoy the warm pleasing textures of the tender pasta. I highly recommend you consider adding this dish to your repertoire.

      Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have a warm bowl of homemade Spicy Beef Bell Pepper Pasta Soup. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Spicy, quick and easy good food the entire family will enjoy. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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      Set the pot to sauté high. First drizzle the bottom with oil then throw in the ground meat and cook until it is no longer pink. Once the meat is ready, deglaze the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon and the grease. Optional: drain the grease. 

      Add salt, pepper, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce to the pot. Mix well. 

      Add bell peppers and mix.

      Add pasta.

      Mix everything together.

      Layer the top with the tomato sauce. DO NOT STIR.

      Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes, followed by a 5 minutes natural release. Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid.

      Mix everything together. Pour in heavy whipping cream then mix. Season with salt and pepper if needed.

      Garnish with cheese and sour cream.

      Enjoy!

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      Instant Pot Spicy Beef Bell Pepper Pasta Soup

      A very filling Pasta soup that is full of delicious bell pepper and tasty spicy beef.
      5 from 1 vote
      Prep Time 10 mins
      Cook Time 10 mins
      Total Time 20 mins
      Course Main Course, Soup
      Cuisine American, Italian
      Servings 4
      Calories

      Equipment

      • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

      Ingredients
        

      • 1 lb ground chuck or beef
      • ½ lb uncooked pasta any type
      • 2 cups unsalted or low-sodium beef broth
      • ½ cup tomato sauce
      • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
      • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
      • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
      • 1 tbsp tomato paste
      • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
      • 1 tsp salt
      • 1 tsp black pepper
      • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
      • 1 medium onion chopped
      • 2 bell peppers (red, orange, yellow or green) deseed & chopped
      • 3 garlic cloves minced

      Instructions
       

      • Set the pot to sauté high. First drizzle the bottom with oil then throw in the ground meat and cook until it is no longer pink. Once the meat is ready, deglaze the bottom of the pot with a wooden spoon and the grease. Optional: drain the grease. 
      • Add salt, pepper, onion, garlic, bell peppers, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce to the pot. Mix well. 
      • Add uncooked pasta and beef broth then mix (make sure to submerge the pasta in the broth). Layer the top with the tomato sauce. DO NOT STIR.
      • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes, followed by a 5 minutes natural release. Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Remove the lid.
      • Mix everything together. Pour in heavy whipping cream then mix. Season with salt and pepper if needed.

      Enjoy!

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        Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta

        Delightful warm chewy pasta with mouthwatering creamy tomato sauce featuring the natural green taste of fresh spinach. This affordable and easy to make selection is perfect on any occasion.  Full of flavor, textures and at a budget price, this is perfect normal meal planning. Quick and tasty this recipe will fill the hunger without breaking the bank. I do enjoy mine with warm French bread but that is not uncommon in my house. We enjoyed this fresh creamy dish and recommend you try it at least once to see for yourself how delicious it really is.

        Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have fresh warm succulent pasta on your table today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Serve immediately and enjoy warm, but my husband does enjoy this for a quick lunch during a busy workday. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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        Heat the pan to medium-high. Add olive oil and onions. Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Add in the tomatoes and garlic while mixing everything together. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.

        Add Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, heavy whipping cream, parmesan cheese and the reserved pasta water to the pan. Gently stir everything together.

        Add in the cooked pasta and mix thoroughly until well coated with sauce.

        Add fresh spinach while folding and mixing.

        Continue to cook and mix everything together until the spinach has fully wilted (add more water if the sauce is too thick for your liking). Season with salt & pepper as needed. Then remove from heat source.

        Add Parmesan cheese and mix. Season with salt & pepper as needed.

        Garnish with Parmesan cheese.

        Serve and enjoy!

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        Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta

        Freshly made Tomato & Spinach Pasta is creamy and delicious.
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        Prep Time 5 mins
        Cook Time 15 mins
        Total Time 20 mins
        Course Main Course
        Cuisine American, Italian
        Servings 4
        Calories

        Ingredients
          

        • ½ lb pasta any types
        • 8 oz chopped tomatoes or diced
        • 6 oz fresh spinach
        • ½ cup heavy cream
        • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
        • 2 tbsp olive oil
        • 1 tbsp tomato paste
        • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
        • ½ tsp salt
        • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
        • ¼ tsp black pepper
        • ½ onion chopped
        • 2 garlic cloves minced

        Instructions
         

        • Follow the instructions on the package for pasta cook time (al dente). Then reserve about ½ cup of the pasta water.
        • Heat the pan to medium-high. Add olive oil and onions. Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Add in the tomatoes and garlic while mixing everything together. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
        • Add Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, tomato paste, heavy whipping cream and the reserved pasta water to the pan. Gently stir everything together.
        • Add in the cooked pasta and mix thoroughly until well coated with sauce. Add fresh spinach while folding and mixing. Continue to cook and mix everything together until the spinach has fully wilted (add more water if the sauce is too thick for your liking)
        • Add Parmesan cheese and mix. Season with salt & pepper as needed. Then remove from heat source.

        Garnish with Parmesan cheese. Serve and enjoy!

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