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Instant Pot Sneaky Veggie Spaghetti

Yes, you can give your kids a meal they will love and also pack them full of veggies at the same time! How? This Instant Pot Sneaky Veggie Spaghetti that's ready in 6 minutes of course!
Course Main Course, Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Pressurize 15 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 309kcal


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 pound spaghetti noodles
  • 24 oz jarred tomato basil pasta sauce
  • 3 cups warm water


  • Following manufacturer instructions for pressure cooker, heat to saute and add ground meat.
  • Sauté until fully cooked
  • Finely dice (I suggest using a Ninja Chopper) veggies and add to cooked turkey
  • Break apart noodles and add on top of meat and veggies
  • Pour sauce and water over top and push noodles down so they are covered
  • Add lid and set pot to high pressure for 6 minutes (*see notes)
  • Allow for about a 5 minute natural pressure release, then carefully allow a quick release
  • Stir and serve


  • Substitute other finely chopped veggies
  • If using regular thick spaghetti, change cook time to 8 minutes
  • Any jarred pasta sauce will work 


Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 738mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 4298IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg