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close up view of prepared spaghetti sauce with noodles and parmesan cheese on top
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Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce

Full of veggies, this spaghetti sauce will fill your family and still have enough left over for your freezer!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Cindy


  • Instant Pot
  • Chef's knife
  • cutting board
  • Microplane zester


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 3 cans 28 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1 5 oz tomatoe paste (optional)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp granualted garlic
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Brown the chopped onion using the Saute feature on the Instant Pot. Add chopped garlic when onion is almost finished browning.
  • Add ground meats using chopper to chopped into small pieces while sauteing in the Instant Pot.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, shredded carrots, seasonings and water.
  • Put the lid on and set the Instant Pot to Pressure Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Release steam according to the instructions.
  • Serve with cooked pasta of choice, warmed bread and parmesan cheese!
  • Freeze the remaining sauce in increments that suits your family!


Read your Instant Pot instruction manual carefully. Be very careful when cooking foods under pressure. Remove the lid carefully to prevent being burned by the steam! Use caution with an Instant Pot!