Instant Pot Sausage Pasta (Easy Weeknight Meal)
5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Sausage Pasta

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy instant pot sausage pasta that makes a simple 30 minute weeknight meal. It's packed with tomato sauce, Italian flavors and sausages.  

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Calories: 903 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 4-5 Italian sausage links Slices
  • 2 jars Pasta sauce 24 oz bottles
  • 3 cups Water Or vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili flakes
  • 17 oz Penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup Green peppers Finely chopped, Optional


  1. Add oil in an Instant Pot and set it on the Sauté mode.

  2. Sauté sausage until half cooked. 

  3. Add pasta sauce, water, Italian seasoning, red chili flakes, penne pasta.

  4. Mix. Lock the lid with the sealed setting. 

  5. Set Manual mode and set it to 7 minutes or until al dente. 

  6. Then, set the knob to Venting to manually release the pressure. 

  7. Remove the lid and add green peppers. Mix. 

  8. If the pasta is not fully cooked, set the Instant Pot to Simmer and cook it for a few more minutes until pasta is tender to your liking. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Sausage Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 903 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44g 68%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 840mg 35%
Potassium 600mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 92g 31%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 2.5%
Vitamin C 20.9%
Calcium 7.1%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.