Instant Pot Keto Pork Meatball Bites with Cream Sauce

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recipe by thriving on low carb http://www.thrivingonlowcarb.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    50mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    490

Keto Pork Meatball Bites with Cream Sauce

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/keto-pork-meatball-bites-with-cream-sauce/

recipe updated Jun 12, 2020

Ingredients

  • Bacon icon
    Bacon
    2 slices
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    1 (about 6 g)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    2 tbsp (about 28.8 g)
  • Ground pork icon
    Ground pork
    567.5 g (about 2 ½ cups)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    ½ (about 70 g)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    1 (about 50 g)
  • Almond flour icon
    Almond flour
    2 tbsp (about 12.9 g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ¼ tsp (about 0.54 g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    ½ tsp (about 3.25 g)
  • Liquid aminos icon
    Liquid aminos
    1 tbsp (about 18 g)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    1 tbsp (about 16.5 g)
  • Avocado oil icon
    Avocado oil
    2 tbsp (about 28.5 g)
  • Water icon
    Water
    1 ½ cups (about 360 g)
  • Xanthan gum icon
    Xanthan gum
    ½ tsp (about 3.75 g)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    ¾ cup (about 160.8 g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Inner pot
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Add ground pork, onion, egg, almond flour, black pepper, sea salt, liquid aminos, bacon, garlic clove and tomato paste to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Mix
  3. Form into balls
  4. Add avocado oil to the inner pot
  5. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  6. Transfer half of meatballs to inner pot
  7. Cook and turn half way through - 4 min
  8. Transfer cooked meatballs to plate
  9. Transfer the rest of meatballs to inner pot
  10. Cook and turn half way through - 4 min
  11. Transfer meatballs to plate
  12. Add water to the inner pot
  13. Deglaze with a wooden spoon
  14. Return meatballs to inner pot
  15. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  16. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 7 min
  17. Add xanthan gum and salted butter to a clean small bowl
  18. Mix with tablespoon until well combined
  19. Release pressure -
  20. Remove the meatballs and set aside.
  21. Heat - Sauté, Normal
  22. Whisk slurry into inner pot
  23. Whisk heavy cream, sea salt and black pepper into the inner pot
  24. Heat while whisking - 2 min
  25. Add the meatballs along with any drippings into the sauce and stir around to coat
  26. Serve
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