Instant Pot Meaty Pasta Casserole
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 1 medium carrot chopped
- 1 swig red wine optional
- 14.5 oz tomato puree
- 1/2 lb penne pasta or rigatoni
- 2/3 lb ground beef
- 1 cup mozzarella shredded
- salt and pepper to season
Select “Sauté” function on the Instant Pot pressure cooker.
Add butter, onion, celery and carrot to its cooking pot.
Sauté until soft then add ground beef, pepper and salt.
Stir cook for 10 minutes until brown.
Add tomato puree, pasta, salt and enough water to cover the pasta.
Secure the lid and cook on “Manual” function for 5 minutes at high pressure.
Release the pressure through quick release and remove the lid.
Grease a casserole dish and transfer the beef mixture to the dish.
Top it with mozzarella and broil for 5 minutes in the broiler until golden brown.