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Instant Pot Sausage and Spinach Spaghetti Recipe

This Instant Pot sausage and spinach spaghetti is healthy, hearty, and comes together in minutes using the Instant Pot pressure cooker.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 4
Author: Sara Borgstede


  • 1 lb Italian sausage sliced
  • 1 box frozen spinach thawed and squeezed of all liquids
  • ½ onion diced
  • 24 oz spaghetti sauce
  • 8 oz spaghetti broken in half
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning generous tsp
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • as desired salt and pepper
  • 3 c water or chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp oil


  • In the IP inner pot, place the sausage, onions , Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper and and press “saute” on the IP.
  • Saute the mixture until it’s cooked through and the onions are tender.
  • Add the spaghetti sauce, water/broth, and dry spaghetti noodles.
  • Mix every well (make sure all noodles are covered in liquid) and place the lid on the IP, and bringing the toggle switch into the “seal” position.
  • Press “manual” and adjust time for 5 minutes.
  • When the five minutes are up, do a natural release for 5 minutes and then move the toggle switch to “vent” to release the rest of the pressure in the pot.
  • Remove the lid. If the mixture looks watery, press “saute”, and bring the mixture up to a boil and let it boil for a few minutes. It will thicken as it boils. Add the spinach to the pot, stir and let warm through for a few minutes.
  • Serve and garnish with garlic toast. Enjoy!