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Instant Pot Spagetthi Bolognese

This classic family favourite just got a little easier! Flavour packed bolognese sauce (with as many hidden vegetables as you can squeeze in) and tender spaghetti noodles cook beautifully in the Instant Pot®, all in one pot. In under 15 minutes!

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Instant Pot Spaghetti, One pot pasta, pasta, Spaghetti, spaghetti bolognese


  • Instant Pot


  • 500 grams Lean Steak Mince
  • 1 tin Crushed Tomatoes
  • 500 grams Passata Sauce
  • 1 Onion finely diced
  • 2 Carrots finely diced
  • 2 Baby Marrow (or Celery) finely diced
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • Salt + Pepper
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 2 tsp Italian Herbs


  • Set your Instant Pot to Sauté Mode. Add in some Olive Oil and brown your mince together with garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Set aside browned mince.
  • Sauté onion, carrot, baby marrow together with garlic, celery salt, pepper and chilli until soft.
  • Add browned mince back in, together with tomatoes and passata sauce.
  • Break spaghetti in half and place on top of mince, add in one cup of water.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes (depending on your preference) on high pressure with a quick release.
  • Voila! Questa Pasta e perfetta !