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Instant Pot® Italian Wedding Soup

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
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"Meatballs, pasta, and cheese are a marriage made in heaven. There are many, many versions of this recipe, this is mine. I hope that you enjoy it!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 309
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Pour in oil and heat until hot. Add carrots, celery, and red onion; cook until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Season with parsley, basil, and pepper. Pour in chicken broth and add meatballs. Close and lock the lid. Close the valve and select the Soup function according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  2. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Add pastina and stir to combine. Replace the lid. Close the valve and select the Soup function according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Add spinach and stir. Let soup sit for 5 minutes so pasta will be fully cooked and spinach will be wilted. Season with salt to taste.
  4. Ladle into bowls and top with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 309 calories; 14.2 24.5 21.1 67 410 Full nutrition

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This is really good, and quick to make, assuming your meatballs are made ahead of time. "20 meatballs" is kind of vague as it doesn't really indicate size - I ended up using 1 pound of ground t...

Extremely flavorful and easy to prepare! This is a Keeper!

So yummy! Will definitely make this again!!

This recipe is very good and so easy to make! I bet it's even faster if you have pre-made homemade meatballs. I used 1 LB ground turkey to make Italian meatballs (yielded about 30-35 meatballs)....

Delicious! Cook time and measurements were perfect. Definitely will make again.

Tried it for the first time. It was delicious and very easy to make.

Make this a lot I add cooked chicken chucks sometimes to the soup. but for the most part make it as is!