Instapot Meaty Marinara

Pressure cooker meaty marinara is the perfect recipe. I usually make mine with 99% lean ground turkey but it can be made with pretty much any meat you love! Just press go and your meal is ready! This dish makes a ton of sauce so it’s perfect for the whole family or meal prep.

Instapot Meaty Marinara

about 1.5 cups per serving
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Course Main Dish, Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 ounces
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 16 ounces ground chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasonings
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon granular sugar replacement Lakanto or Swerve
  • 6 ounces penne pasta dry (1/2 box)
  • 1.25 cups chicken broth fat-free, low sodium


  • Tip: measure out all seasonings in a bowl before getting started. This recipe goes quick!
  • Blend tomatoes completely then set aside
  • Turn your Instapot to the saute setting. When the display says HOT add in the oil and allow it to heat up
  • Add in the garlic and saute for 30 seconds
  • Add in the ground chicken and the seasonings. Break up the chicken while mixing in the seasonings. Brown chicken for about 3 minutes then turn off the saute on the Instapot
  • Add in the pasta noodles (dry). Pour the broth and blended tomatoes around the pasta
  • Cover the pot and secure the lid. Make sure the valve is set to sealing. Set the pressure cook button to 6 minutes and start it
  • When the time is up let the pot sit for 3 minutes and then move the valve to venting. Remove the lid and serve with fresh herbs

WW Points per Serving

myWW Points per Serving:⁣
💚: 8
💙: 6
💜: 0⁣ (if using 100% whole wheat pasta)
✔: 300 calories⁣
Keyword Ground Chicken/Turkey, Pasta
Course Main Dish, Sauce
Cuisine Italian
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