Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs


  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 pound ground beef, lean
  • ½ yellow onion
  • 1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic, freshly minced
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 jar Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 can tomatoes, diced, (optional)
  • 16 ounces spaghetti noodles


  • Step 1: Turn Air Pot to Saute When it is ready, add the onion and olive oil
  • Step 2: When the onions are softened slightly, add the meat and the seasonings, cook until meat is done
  • Hit CANCEL
  • Step 3: Add water after removing the meat, scrape the bottom very well to avoid Burn warning from Air Pot
  • Break the spaghetti in half and place in the Air Pot in a criss cross pattern
  • Step 4: Pour Spaghetti Sauce over the noodles
  • Add the can of diced tomatoes on top of spaghetti sauce
  • Add the water by pouring on the sides and the top of the tomatoes
  • Step 5: Push down slightly to ensure spaghetti is covered in the water
  • Place the lid on
  • Turn valve to sealing, press PRESSURE COOK
  • Step 6: Set the time for 5 minutes
  • When the time is done, let pressure do a natural release for 5 minutes
  • Hit CANCEL
  • Step 7: Do a quick release until the pin drops
  • Open the lid and finally stir the spaghetti, sauce and tomatoes with meat all together
  • Serve with a dinner salad and garlic cheese toast if desired


Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving:

CALORIES: 387 | TOTAL FAT: 19g | CHOLESTEROL: 54mg | SODIUM: 645mg | SUGAR: 6g | PROTEIN: 19g