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Instant Pot - 7 minute Meatball Pasta

Quick and Easy dinner that every kid will enjoy!
Prep Time 2 mins
Pressure Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 9 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian


  • 5 or 6 quart Instant Pot


  • 24 Italian Style Meatballs
  • 1 32 oz Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 16 oz Package of Penne Rigate Pasta
  • 28 oz water
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning


  • Mozzerella Cheese
  • Garlic Bread or Knots
  • Garlic Salt & Parsley


  • Set your pressure cooker for a 7 minute under pressure cook.
  • Layer the meatballs in the bottom of your pressure cooker.
  • Pour in package of Penne Rigate pasta.
  • Add in entire jar of sauce
  • Add about 28oz of water to sauce jar, shake, pour around edge of cooker until pasta is covered but does not float.
  • Add Minced Garlic and Italian Seasoning on top of sauce. DO NOT STIR INGREDIENTS.
  • Close up pressure cooker, make sure exhaust value is on airtight. Allow it to come to pressure and cook.
  • When it has cooked under pressure for 7 minutes, quick release pressure, stir and serve.
Keyword Instant Pot, Meatballs, Pasta, Penne, Spaghetti