Easy Weeknight Meal – Instapot Pasta with Meat Sauce

Remember that Instapot you bought a few years back? You may not have pulled it out for a while, but this is an easy meal that takes less than five minutes of prep and is perfect for all ages.

Who doesn’t love pasta? This all-in-one dish is sure to please kids and adults. You can even sneak in a few veggies and people won’t know!

Pasta (rotini or penne)
Pasta sauce (Rao’s is delicious and doesn’t have any added sugars)
1 lb of ground meat (beef or Italian sausage are best)
zucchini and/or yellow squash cut into very small pieces

Set your Instapot to sauté and wait until it says “hot”. Brown the meat in the pot until cooked through. Add pasta, veggies, and pasta sauce. Then fill the sauce jar 3/4 of the way with water and add to pot. Mix well. Then turn the settings to “manual” and set for 5 minutes. If you’re using gluten free pasta, set for 4 minutes. When it is done, set to quick release and serve!

That’s it! So easy and you won’t have to clean multiple pots and strainers. Let us know if your family likes it!

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