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Instant Pot Spicy Sausage and Gnocchi Soup



1 lb spicy Italian sausage

½ onion diced

3 cloves garlic, minced 

2 tsp Italian seasoning

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup chicken stock

2 cans of chopped Mutti tomatoes

24.5 oz Mutti tomato puree.

1 tablespoon Mutti tomato paste

1 lb frozen gnocchi

½ cup cream

½ cup grated parmesan, plus more for garnish

2 cups fresh spinach

½ cup chopped fresh basil


Remove sausage casings from 1 lb spicy italian sausage. Add to instant pot on browning mode.  Cook until browned. 

Add ½ onion diced, 3 cloves garlic and stir. 

Add 2 tsp Italian seasoning, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 cup chicken stock, 2 cans of chopped Mutti tomatoes and 24.5 oz Mutti tomato puree.

Add 1 tbl Mutti tomato paste and 1 lb frozen gnocchi and press down on the gnocchi slightly until they’re just covered by the sauce.

Place lid on Instant Pot and move to the sealed position.  Cook on high for 1 minute.  Do a quick release and add ½ cup cream, ½ cup grated parmesan and stir to combine. 

Add 2 cups fresh spinach and ½ cup chopped fresh basil and stir until spinach has wilted.  Plate and serve with grated parmesan!