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Instant Pot “Baked” Spaghetti

Servings 6 +


  • 1 jar Spaghetti Sauce any kind
  • 1 box Ziti noodles
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic Seasoning
  • Onion Powder
  • 1 pkg Italian Blend Cheese optional
  • 1 4oz can tomato sauce


  • Put the ground beef into the pressure cooker. Press the Saute' button, start, and brown the meat.
  • Use a little salt, pepper, garlic seasoning, and onion powder to season the ground beef. (Just a couple of shakes will do)
  • Pour jar of spaghetti sauce and can of tomato sauce into the pot.
  • Pour Box of Noodles into the pot
  • Pour 2 - 2 1/2 cups of water into the pot.
  • (I measure the 2 cups of water and pour into the spaghetti sauce jar to get all the sauce out)
  • Stir ingredients until mixed, making sure that the pasta is covered with water/sauce.
  • Close and lock the lid. Make sure the pressure valve is closed.
  • Press the chili button, adjust the time to 5 minutes. Press Start.
  • When the cook time has finished, use a long spoon to open the pressure valve for a quick release.
  • When all steam has stopped coming out, it is safe to open the cooker.
  • When serving the spaghetti you can sprinkle a little cheese on, if desired.