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Gluten Free Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce

Delicious one pot meal cooked in minutes in the Instant Pot. Gluten and Dairy Free too!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Time for Instant Pot to pressurize10 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: easy dinner recipes, instant pot, pasta, pressure cooker
Servings: 4
Calories: 588kcal
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 24 ounces spaghetti sauce
  • 1 pound ground beef or sausage
  • 12 ounces gluten free rigatoni pasta uncooked
  • 2 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon basil


  • Turn Instant Pot to saute. Cook meat, onions and garlic. Don't let garlic burn. Remove any extra fat. Add remaining ingredients to the meat mixture. Cover and cook on high pressure for 8 minutes. When finished cooking quick release pressure. Open Instant Pot and the stir pasta.  Sauce will thicken slightly.


The perfect easy recipe for a busy weeknight.  Be sure to allow time for the Intant Pot to pressurize.  It takes about 10 minutes.


Calories: 588kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1008mg | Potassium: 1258mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 5.8mg