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Instant Pot Red Sauce With Italian Sausage
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Instant Pot Red Sauce With Italian Sausage

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American


  • Instant Pot



  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 large onion quartered
  • 2 stock cubes
  • 2 tablespoons beef base
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasonings
  • 2 carrots scraped and quartered
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper

Remaining ingredients

  • 1 pound Italian Sausage
  • 1 pound Cellantini pasta or whichever pasta you prefer
  • 2 4 ounce cans sliced mushrooms with liquid
  • 2 cups water
  • 5 mini orange peppers diced optional


  • Add sauce ingredients to Instant pot and cook on max pressure 40 minutes or high pressure 45 minutes. Quick release. Puree ingredients using immersion blender or regular blender. Add Italian sausages to sauce and the instant pot to max pressure for 1 minute or high pressure for 2. Quick release. Remove the sausages to another dish, and add Cellantini, mushrooms, and water. Cook on Max pressure for 3 minutes or high pressure for 4. Quick release and check for pasta doneness. Add minutes if pasta is too firm. Add peppers and sausage and heat on sauté until the entire mix is hot.