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Instant Pot Italian Delight

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow and Pressure Cooking
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes (plus 5 minute NPR)
  • Total Time: 24 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Linguine noodles with ground beef, mushrooms, tomato sauce, roasted bell pepper, corn and cheese. It’s a hodgepodge of ingredients but all together they taste so good!


  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups beef broth (or 2 cups water + 2 tsp better than bouillon)
  • 8 oz linguine
  • 8 oz chopped or sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • ½ cup roasted red bell pepper strips
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Turn Instant Pot to saute setting. When display says HOT add in the ground beef and break it up. Add in the onions. Brown for about 5 minutes. Drain off any excess grease. Stir in the salt, pepper and garlic powder. 
  2. Pour beef broth into Instant Pot. Scrape bottom of pot so that nothing is sticking. Turn off saute setting.
  3. Break linguine noodles in half and lay them in a criss cross patter on top of the meat. Press down a bit with a spoon.
  4.  Dump the mushrooms evenly over the noodles. Add the Italian seasoning, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, tomato paste and corn on top of the mushrooms. Don’t stir. 
  5. Cover Instant Pot and secure the lid. Make sure valve is set to sealing. Set the manual/pressure cook button to 4 minutes. When time is up let pot sit for 5 minutes and then move valve to venting. Remove the lid.
  6. Stir well. Stir in the peppers and cheeses. 
  7. Scoop onto plates and enjoy!
  • Category: Beef
  • Method: Instant Pot