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Instant Pot Sausage Spinach Pasta

creamy pasta, mixed with delicous sausage and packed with veggies
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • cup diced white onion
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 16 ounces ground mild italian sausage Publix
  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasonings
  • 1 cup broth low-sodium
  • 6 ounces pasta
  • 1 tablespoon reduced fat parmesan cheese
  • 2 ounces ⅓ less fat cream cheese
  • 2 cups baby spinach


  • Make sure the onion is diced and the garlic is minced, 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 onion, sauteing for about 1-2 minutes
  • Add the ground sausage and seasoning with all the seasonings. Start to break up the ground sausage. Continue breaking up while cooking it for 3-5 minutes. Turn off the saute setting
  • Add the pasta noodles, dry, on top of the ground sausage. Add the broth around the pasta.
  • Cover the pot and secure the lid. Make sure the valve is set to sealing. Set the pressure cook button to 5 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.
  • Add the cream cheese, parmesan cheese and spinach. Stir to combine until the cheese is melted and the spinach is wilted.
💚: 13
💙: 13
💜: 9 (if using whole wheat pasta)
✔️: 450 calories
Keyword Pasta
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
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