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Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce


  • 2 lb ground Meat
  • 1 Medium Onion diced
  • 1 T Chopped Garlic
  • 2 Cans Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz Can of Tomato Paste
  • 1 1/2 T Italian Seasoning
  • 2 t Fennel Seeds
  • 2 t Salt
  • 1/4 t Ground Black Pepper
  • Couple shakes of Red Pepper Flakes
  • A little sweetener of choice- equivalent to 2 tsp of sugar
  • 1/2 C Water
  • 1 T of Olive Oil


  • 1.Turn your pressure cooker onto saute.
  • Add a tablespoon of olive oil to the pressure cooker pot and add the chopped onion. Saute for a few minutes. Add the ground meat and the garlic. Stir and break up the meat as it browns.
  • 3.Once the meat is cooked, add all of the other ingredients and stir together.
  • Put the IP lid on and lock in place. Make sure the valve is closed.
  • Set to manual and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes and allow natural release for 15 minutes.
  • 6.When time is up, do a quick release. Remove lid when pressure has been released.
  • 7.Stir and ladle on top of your choice of pasta.