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Instant Pot Rigatoni with Jar Sauce

Instant Pot Rigatoni with jar sauce is an effortless recipe that gets dinner on the table quickly! Like our Instant Pot Pasta with Jar Sauce this one is fuss free!
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Instant Pot Heating time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Australian, International
Keyword: instant pot rigatoni with jar sauce
Servings: 4
Calories: 476kcal
Author: Adrianne


  • Instant Pot
  • Wooden spoon


Instant Pot Rigatoni with Jar Sauce

  • 500 grams rigatoni Note 1
  • 200 grams pasta sauce Note 2
  • Parmesan cheese to garnish
  • parsley finely chopped
  • cracked pepper to garnish


Instant Pot Rigatoni with Jar Sauce

  • Add dried rigatoni to inner Instant Pot bowl and pour in enough water to just cover the pasta
  • Place the lid on the Instant Pot and turn it to seal
  • Press the 'pressure cook' (high pressure) button and set the timer for 6 mins (the pot will automatically heat in 3-4 mins)
  • Once the pasta has cooked, press the quick release button to depressurize the pot.
  • Use oven mits to remove the inner pot, drain pasta into colander (discard water).
  • Return inner bowl to inner to Instant Pot, add cooked rigatoni and press the saute button.
  • Add pasta sauce and stir till heated through
  • Top with parmesan cheese and cracked pepper



  • Note 1 Rigatoni is a large tubular pasta that will be found with the regular pasta in the supermarket. You can use your favourite pasta for this recipe, or another tubular pasta such as macaroni
  • Note 2 There are plenty of pasta sauces sold in jars these days, that taste amazing! Grab your favourite and keep it on hand for those nights when you want a quick, home cooked pasta that doesn't take hours to prepare. 


Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 270mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 217IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg