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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!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword easy dinner recipes, instant pot, pasta, pressure cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Time for Instant Pot to pressurize 10 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 588 kcal
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


  1. 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.

Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Instant Pot Pasta with Meat Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 588 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 1008mg44%
Potassium 1258mg36%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 735IU15%
Vitamin C 14.4mg17%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 5.8mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.