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Instant Pot™ Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Instant Pot™ Spaghetti and Meatballs
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6

Our take on Instant Pot™ spaghetti with meatballs is incredibly easy—and incredibly delicious! Everything is made all at once for a true one-pot pasta meal that can't be beat. MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 18, 2019
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

1
jar (25.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato basil pasta sauce
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
12
oz uncooked spaghetti, broken in half
1
lb fully cooked frozen Italian meatballs, thawed (about 30 meatballs)
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)
1/3
cup chopped fresh basil

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 6-quart Instant Pot™ insert with cooking spray. Add pasta sauce and broth to insert. Stir in spaghetti; coat in sauce mixture.
  • 2
    Place meatballs evenly over spaghetti mixture. Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 9 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure.
  • 3
    Gently stir mixture 30 to 60 seconds or until spaghetti is completely separated. Spaghetti will appear to be stuck together but will separate while stirring. Let stand covered 5 minutes; stir well. Top with Parmesan cheese and basil before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Pasta sauce comes in many flavor varieties; choose your favorite for this recipe.
  • Stir 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes into the pasta sauce before cooking for a little spicy heat.
  • Use frozen cooked meatballs for this recipe, or prepare a cooked batch of our easy 5-Ingredient Meatballs; just heat them in the Instant Pot™ straight from the freezer.
  • Serve with Pillsbury™ French bread on the side, prepared as directed on package.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: About 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
930mg
39%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
5g
22%
Sugars
7g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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