Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti Recipe (Easy Dinner)

Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti is the easiest way to make spaghetti – I will never make it any other way! You can use ground beef, ground turkey, ground chicken, or ground Italian sausage in this recipe.
Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti Recipe (Easy Dinner)

Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti is the easiest way to make spaghetti – I will never make it any other way!

It only takes 30 minutes total and is a meal your whole family will love! Did I mention how easy it is?! We like to serve this recipe with a green salad, our delicious Easy Cheesy Garlic Bread and Raspberry Fluff Jello Salad Recipe for dessert!

You’ll need these ingredients for this Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti:

  • 1 pound ground beef or Italian sausage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 2 (24 ounce) spaghetti sauce
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into a few pieces
  • Fresh basil, chopped (optional topping)
2 Bottles of traditional marinara sauce

What else can I use instead of Ground Beef?

You can use ground beef, ground turkey, ground chicken, or ground Italian sausage in this recipe.

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How to make this EASY Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti:

Press the SAUTE button. When the pot is hot, add in the ground beef, salt, pepper, garlic, Italian seasoning.

Ground Beef cooked in the Instant Pot with a wooden spoon

Cook until the beef is no longer pink (about 5-7 minutes). If desired, drain grease.
Press CANCEL to turn off the saute.

Spaghetti Noodles broken in half and placed in criss cross pattern in bottom of the Instant Pot

Break the noodles in half. Layer them in a criss cross pattern so they do not stick as they cooks.

Spaghetti sauce added to Instant pot on top of noodles and beef

Pour the spaghetti sauce and chicken broth on top of the noodles. DO NOT MIX TOGETHER.
Place lid on top of Instant Pot. Press MANUAL (or PRESSURE COOK) button and set timer for 8 minutes.
When the timer is done, do a QUICK RELEASE of the pressure.
Remove the lid and mix together – make sure that all the noodles are not stuck together.

Cream cheese spoonfuls on top of cooked spaghetti

Add in Parmesan cheese and cream cheese and stir until sauce is creamy and smooth. Serve topped with fresh basil, if desired.

Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti in an Instant Pot with a wooden spoon

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Here are some of our other Favorite Spaghetti Recipes:

  • Slow Cooker Creamy Spaghetti Recipe
  • Million Dollar Casserole Recipe (Spaghetti Casserole)
  • Baked Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Recipe
  • One Pot Creamy Spaghetti and Sausage Recipe
  • Stroganoff Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Serves:
6

Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti Recipe (Easy Dinner)

Instant Pot Creamy Spaghetti is the easiest way to make spaghetti – I will never make it any other way!
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Pressurize Time
10 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or ground sausage
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 48 ounces spaghetti sauce (2) 24 Ounce Bottles
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cut into a few pieces
  • Fresh Basil chopped, optional topping

Instructions

  • Press the SAUTE button. When the pot is hot, add in the ground beef, salt, pepper, garlic, Italian seasoning.
  • Cook until the beef is no longer pink (about 5-7 minutes). If desired, drain grease.
  • Press CANCEL to turn off the saute.
  • Break the noodles in half. Layer them in a criss cross pattern so they do not stick as they cooks.
  • Pour the spaghetti sauce and chicken broth on top of the noodles. DO NOT MIX TOGETHER.
  • Place lid on top of Instant Pot. Press MANUAL (or PRESSURE COOK) button and set timer for 8 minutes.
  • When the timer is done, do a QUICK RELEASE of the pressure.
  • Remove the lid and mix together – make sure that all the noodles are not stuck together.
  • Add in Parmesan cheese and cream cheese and stir until sauce is creamy and smooth.
  • Serve topped with fresh basil, if desired.

Notes

  • You can use ground beef, ground turkey, ground chicken, or ground Italian sausage in this recipe.
     

Nutrition

Calories: 519 kcal
·
Carbohydrates: 71 g
·
Protein: 34 g
·
Fat: 11 g
·
Saturated Fat: 5 g
·
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
·
Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g
·
Trans Fat: 1 g
·
Cholesterol: 64 mg
·
Sodium: 2083 mg
·
Potassium: 1337 mg
·
Fiber: 6 g
·
Sugar: 13 g
·
Vitamin A: 1165 IU
·
Vitamin C: 24 mg
·
Calcium: 184 mg
·
Iron: 6 mg

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Wooden Spoon

Recipe Details

Course:
Main Course
Cuisine:
American

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