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Recipe for 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 20 min to make this recipe. The 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs recipe should make enough food for 4 to 6 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs recipe.

Ingredients for 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs

  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, broken in half
  • One 28-ounce can tomato puree, preferably San Marzano
  • 2 sprigs basil
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan (about .75 ounce), plus more for serving

Directions for 20-Minute Instant Pot Spaghetti with Sausage Meatballs

  1. Roll the sausage into 16 balls (each about 1 ounce and 1 inch in diameter). Set a 6- or 8-quart Instant Pot® to high saute (see Cook’s Note). Add the olive oil to the pot; once it’s shimmering, add the meatballs and cook until lightly browned on one side, about 2 minutes. Flip the meatballs and add the garlic. Cook until meatballs are lightly browned on the other side and the garlic is tender, 1 to 2 minutes more. Lay the spaghetti on top of the meatballs, then add the tomato puree, 2 cups of water, basil, red pepper flakes and 2 teaspoons salt. Stir gently, making sure all the spaghetti is submerged in the sauce.
  2. Follow the manufacturer’s guide for locking the lid and preparing to cook. Set to pressure cook on high for 6 minutes. After the pressure-cook cycle is complete, follow the manufacturer’s guide for quick release and wait until the quick-release cycle is complete (this should take about 2 minutes). Being careful of any remaining steam, unlock and remove the lid, then stir in the Parmesan. Serve with another sprinkle of grated Parmesan on top. The pasta sauce will thicken as it sits and cools.

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  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Pasta Recipes
  • Meatballs – A meatball is ground meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, minced onion, eggs, butter, and seasoning. Meatballs are cooked by frying, baking, steaming, or braising in sauce. There are many types of meatballs using different types of meats and spices. The term is sometimes extended to meatless versions based on vegetables or fish; the latter are also commonly known as fishballs.
  • Spaghetti – Spaghetti (Italian: ) is a long, thin, solid, cylindrical pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Like other pasta, spaghetti is made of milled wheat and water and sometimes enriched with vitamins and minerals. Italian spaghetti is typically made from durum wheat semolina. Usually the pasta is white because refined flour is used, but whole wheat flour may be added. Spaghettoni is a thicker form of spaghetti, while capellini is a very thin spaghetti.Originally, spaghetti was notably long, but shorter lengths gained in popularity during the latter half of the 20th century and now it is most commonly available in 25–30 cm (10–12 in) lengths. A variety of pasta dishes are based on it and it is frequently served with tomato sauce or meat or vegetables.
  • Sausage Recipes
  • Main Dish
Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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