Instant Pot Easy Meatballs

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recipe by Instant Pot Recipe Collection Cookbook

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based on 3 ratings

Easy Meatballs

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recipe updated Jun 4, 2020


  • Ground beef icon
    Ground beef
    2 cups
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs icon
    Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
    3 tbsp (22g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Dried oregano icon
    Dried oregano
    1 tsp (1g)
  • Salt icon
    about ¾ tsp (4g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¼ tsp (1g)
  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes
    about ⅛ tsp (0g)
  • Pasta sauce icon
    Pasta sauce
    3 cups (720g)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    as needed


  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add ground beef, egg, italian seasoned dry bread crumbs, garlic clove, dried oregano, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes to a clean medium bowl
  2. Mix gently
  3. Shape into balls
  4. Add pasta sauce to the inner pot
  5. Add meatballs to sauce; turn to coat and submerge meatballs in sauce
  6. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  7. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 8 min
  8. Cancel - Keep warm
  9. Quick release
  10. Serve meatballs and sauce over spaghetti
  11. Top with parmesan cheese
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