Instant Pot Pasta with Meatballs Recipe

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Sophie Singh Modified: March 23, 2022
Instant Pot Pasta with Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot Pasta with Meatballs

This instant pot pasta is cooked with sumptuous meatballs to make a one-pot meal that won’t make you break a sweat to make.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2lbsfrozen meatballs,cooked
  • 1lbpenne pasta
  • 3cupswater
  • 24oztomatoes,can, crushed
  • 8oztomato sauce,can
  • tspItalian seasoning
  • ½tspgarlic Powder
  • ½tspsugar
  • 1tsponion,dried, minced
  • 3tbspfresh basil leaves,chopped, or 2 tsp dried basil
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper
  • parmesan cheese,freshly grated, for garnish


  1. Add meatballs to the bottom of the Instant Pot. Add uncooked pasta on top, spreading into an even layer. Pour water over pasta.

  2. Add crushed tomatoes, seasonings and tomato sauce and gently stir with a spoon. Smooth the sauce to completely cover the noodles.

  3. Cook on High Pressure for 5 minutes. When the timer beeps, do a controlled quick release until pressure has released. Stir.

  4. Allow to cool for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.


  • Calories: 2105.02kcal
  • Fat: 95.40g
  • Saturated Fat: 35.24g
  • Trans Fat: 5.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 40.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.13g
  • Carbohydrates: 193.87g
  • Fiber: 14.62g
  • Sugar: 20.23g
  • Protein: 112.62g
  • Cholesterol: 322.05mg
  • Sodium: 3510.69mg
  • Calcium: 234.13mg
  • Potassium: 2966.50mg
  • Iron: 15.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 199.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 55.80mg
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