This is a fast way make a spaghetti and meatball recipe. For convenience's sake, store-bought fresh meatballs are being used, although homemade meatballs can be used instead.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pour water in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Add spaghetti and mix to ensure noodles are separate.

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  • Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Place noodles in a covered dish and keep warm.

  • Add meatballs, crushed tomatoes, and minced garlic to the Instant Pot®. Stir to ensure meatballs are covered by the sauce.

  • Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Season with garlic powder, Italian seasoning, sugar, salt, and oregano. Stir to combine.

  • Place noodles in a bowl and serve with meatballs and sauce.

Cook's Note:

You will need 12 meatballs for this recipe.

Editor's Note:

To speed things up, you can simultaneously cook the spaghetti on the stove while you're making the sauce and meatballs in the Instant Pot(R).

Nutrition Facts

767 calories; protein 50.3g; carbohydrates 68.7g; fat 32.1g; cholesterol 137.7mg; sodium 532mg. Full Nutrition
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