5 from 2 votes
Tasty Instant Pot Greek Meatballs
Instant Pot Greek Meatballs
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
This dish is very easy to make and only requires a couple of ingredients and pantry items. You'll need:
Course: dinner, Main Course
Keyword: appetizer, dinner, ground beef and orzo, savory, Traditional Greek Recipes
Servings: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 lbs of Ground Veal Beef, Turkey or Meatball Mix (For this recipe, I used ground veal and ground sirloin).
  • 3 cups Tuttorosso Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 Large Onion Grated
  • 2 Cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Tsp. Dried Oregano
  • 1 Tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Pepper
Instructions
  1. Prepare the Instant Pot by turning it on and hitting the saute button. Drizzle a tablespoon of olive oil in the bottom to coat the pan. It's ready when the HOT  message is displayed.
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  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together except for the crushed tomato.
  3. Form meatballs place on a sheet pan.
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  4. Drop one by one into the pot. It's okay for the meatballs to touch. They will not stick together! Add 3 cups tomato, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Cover securely and check be sure that the steam valve is in the closed position.
  6. Set your Instant Pot to Low Pressure for 10 minutes. Let the steam release naturally.
  7. Next, once all the steam has released, unlock the lid and test the seasoning. Add more salt and pepper as needed.
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  8. Test for doneness by cutting into a meatball to check if it's cooked to your liking. If they aren't ready, cook for another 5 minutes on Low Pressure and test again.
  9. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve with your choice of spaghetti, rice, zucchini noodles or alone with a side of tossed garden salad.
    Tasty Instant Pot Greek Meatballs
Recipe Notes

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve with your choice of spaghetti, rice, zucchini noodles or alone with a side of tossed garden salad.