Instant Pot Macaroni and Tomatoes Recipe

Instant Pot Macaroni and Tomatoes is a quick and easy one-pot meal that combines tender macaroni with flavorful tomatoes. This comforting dish is perfect for busy weeknights or when you're craving a simple yet satisfying dinner. The Instant Pot ensures that the pasta cooks perfectly every time, and the tomatoes add a delicious tangy flavor. Serve it as a main course or as a side dish with your favorite protein.

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20minstotal
5minsPrep
15minsCook
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Ingredients for Instant Pot Macaroni and Tomatoes Recipe

  • 0.17 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 Small Onion, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 0.17 can Tomato Sauce
  • 0.17 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 0.08 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/25 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.33 cup Macaroni
  • 0.33 cup Water
  • as required Fresh Parsley Or Grated Parmesan Cheese, For Garnish

Directions: Instant Pot Macaroni And Tomatoes Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by sautéing onions and garlic in the Instant Pot until they are soft and fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  • STEP 3.Add in the macaroni and water, making sure the macaroni is submerged in the liquid.
  • STEP 4.Close the Instant Pot lid and set the pressure valve to sealing. Cook on high pressure for 4 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Once the cooking time is up, do a quick release of the pressure. Carefully open the lid and give everything a good stir.
  • STEP 6.If the sauce is too thin, you can turn on the sauté function and cook for a few more minutes to thicken it up.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Instant Pot Macaroni and Tomatoes hot, garnished with fresh parsley or grated Parmesan cheese.
  • STEP 8.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Feel free to customize the dish by adding cooked ground beef, sausage, or vegetables.
  • For a creamier version, stir in some cream cheese or heavy cream after cooking.
  • If you prefer a spicier flavor, add a pinch of red pepper flakes or a dash of hot sauce.
  • You can use any type of pasta you like, but macaroni works best for this recipe.

Storage and Serving

  • This dish is best served fresh and hot.
  • If reheating leftovers, add a splash of water or broth to prevent the pasta from drying out.
  • You can also freeze the leftovers in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.
Nutrition
value
230
calories per serving
6 g Fat11 g Protein60 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    60g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    60g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    30mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    1198mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    26mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    36mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    59mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    173mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp