Homemade spaghetti is a comforting classic that embodies the essence of home-cooked goodness. Crafted with love and care, it starts with tender pasta noodles swathed in a rich, flavorful sauce, often simmered with a medley of aromatic herbs and spices. Whether topped with a hearty meat sauce, fresh vegetables, or a simple drizzle of olive oil and grated cheese, homemade spaghetti offers a versatile canvas for culinary creativity. Its familiar aroma wafting through the kitchen evokes cherished memories of shared family meals and brings warmth to any gathering. A plate of homemade spaghetti is more than just a dish; it’s a nostalgic embrace of tradition and the heartwarming joy of homemade comfort food.
- 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
- 1 pound of lean ground beef
- 1/2 a yellow onion
- 1 tablespoon of Italian Seasoning
- 2 teaspoons of garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
- 1 tablespoon of freshly minced garlic
- 3 cups of water
- 1 jar of Spaghetti Sauce
- 1 can of diced tomatoes (optional)
- 16 ounces of spaghetti noodles
- Start by setting your Air Pot to the “Saute” mode.
- Once it’s ready, add the olive oil and diced yellow onion.
- Sauté the onions until they become slightly softened.
- Add the lean ground beef and the Italian Seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
- Cook the meat until it’s fully browned and cooked through.
- After removing the cooked meat, add water to the Air Pot, making sure to scrape the bottom thoroughly to prevent any Burn warnings.
- Break the spaghetti noodles in half and arrange them in a crisscross pattern inside the Air Pot.
- Pour the Spaghetti Sauce evenly over the noodles.
- If desired, add the can of diced tomatoes on top of the spaghetti sauce.
- Gradually pour the water over the sides and the top of the tomatoes.
- Gently press down on the spaghetti to ensure it’s submerged in the water.
- Place the lid on the Air Pot, turn the valve to the “sealing” position, and press the “Pressure Cook” button.
- Set the cooking time for 5 minutes.
- Once the cooking time is up, allow the pressure to release naturally for 5 minutes.
- Then, perform a quick pressure release until the pin drops.
- Open the lid and stir together the cooked spaghetti, sauce, tomatoes, and meat.
- Serve your homemade spaghetti with a side of dinner salad and, if desired, garlic cheese toast. Enjoy!
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