Instant Pot Pasta and Meatballs
Recipe type: Main dish
Cuisine: American
This Instant Pot dish has made me a hero in my own home.
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 14-18 oz bag frozen meatballs
  • 1 12-16 oz box Gemelli, penne or other short pasta
  • 1 24-36 oz jar pasta sauce
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  1. Combine water, meatballs, pasta, pasta sauce and Italian seasoning in the Instant Pot. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  2. Using the display panel select the MANUAL function*. Use the +/- buttons and program the Instant Pot for 3 minutes.
  3. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 5 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  4. Stir to evenly distribute the ingredients.
  5. Serve topped with grated parmesan cheese.
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