Easy Instant Pot Marinara Sauce
A quick and flavorful marinara sauce that you can have Instant Pot to table in 35 minutes. Tastes like it’s been simmering all day!
  1. Remove lid from Instant Pot and set pot to Saute.
  2. Add olive oil to bottom of inner liner pan and allow to heat.
  3. Add onions and garlic. Saute for about a minute and a half.
  4. Add oregano, basil and red pepper flakes. Continue to saute for another minute. You just want to soften the onions, not brown them.
  5. Turn pot off.
  6. Add can of diced tomatoes including juices.
  7. Add water or broth as well as the salt.
  8. Stir thoroughly.
  9. Replace lid, turn knob to Sealing, and set Instant Pot to Manual 25 minutes High Pressure.
  10. When timer goes off, use a quick release to remove pressure.
  11. When the pressure is fully released, turn the pot off and carefully remove the lid.
  12. The sauce will be a little thin, so set to Saute and allow liquid to reduce down for five minutes, stirring frequently.
  13. When your sauce reaches desired thickness, turn the pot off, allow sauce to cool and then serve!