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No matter what day of the week you want meatballs, this recipe for pepperoni stuffed meatballs is your new go-to.
Meatballs used to be a Sunday only food, since they needed so much time to cook.
However, with an Instant Pot or an Electric Pressure Cooker, you can make these pepperoni stuffed meatballs fast.
The longest part of meatball making is now in the rolling of the meatballs, not the cooking.
You won’t believe how easy it is to make a fabulous homemade meatball.
Stop buying frozen, pre-made meatballs. Instant Pots are incredible kitchen appliances that make food fast and so great tasting!
Delectable meatballs are one of the best homemade foods in an Instant Pot and this recipe will help you to create them.
Let’s make really easy Instant Pot Pepperoni Stuffed Meatballs.
Really Easy Instant Pot Pepperoni Stuffed Meatballs
This recipe is created for those that love meat on meat.
Actually, it is for those that love a good meatball that is amped up with pepperoni.
Pepperoni is tucked into this meatball and as it cooks and combines with the ground beef and other ingredients the taste will just send your tastebuds to Italy and back!
INGREDIENTS are So Simple for Pepperoni Stuffed Meatballs
You will need Parmesan cheese, milk, breadcrumbs, as well as pepperoni, ground beef, and tomato sauce.
Remember, I don’t add salt to my recipes, but you always can.
I am a firm believer that unless it is a bread recipe or something like Rapini, the salt needed comes from the other ingredients.
METHOD for creating Instant Pot Pepperoni Stuffed Meatballs.
If easy is what you love, this recipe is your love-baby!
Trust me, it is make and cook, and let everyone savor the fruits of your talent!
You will be combining meat, breadcrumbs, milk, and Parmesan cheese.
Now, mix together well, it should be firm to touch.
Roll every meatball by the Tablespoon into a ball then flatten in your hand.
Next, add Pepperoni pieces to the middle of the flattened meatball.
Then, fold the outsides of the flattened disc to the inside forming a ball again and then roll to seal.
Place Sauce in Pressure Cooker and then put meatballs into the cooker.
Choose the meat setting and decrease the time to 15 minutes.
Release pressure immediately.
Preparation Time Totals
Pepperoni-Stuffed meatballs take only 30 minutes from start to finish and that’s including the Instant Pot coming to pressure!
Grab the Recipe for Pepperoni Stuffed Meatballs
- ¼ C Parmesan Cheese
- ¼ C Milk
- ½ C Italian Flavored Breadcrumbs
- ¼ C Pepperoni Cut into small pieces
- A pound of Ground Beef
- 1 C Tomato Sauce
- In a large mixing bowl place meat, breadcrumbs, milk, and Parmesan cheese.
- Mix together well, it should be firm to touch.
- Roll Meatballs by the Tablespoon into a ball then flatten in your hand.
- Add Pepperoni pieces to the middle of the flattened meatball and bring outsides of flattened to the inside forming a ball again and then roll to seal.
- Place Sauce in Pressure Cooker and then put meatballs into the cooker.
- Choose the meat setting and decrease the time to 15 minutes.
- Release pressure immediately.
- Preparation Time Totals
If using sandwich pepperoni, cut it into small pieces.
Pillow Pack Pepperoni works great because is small and folds!
Serve on buns, without buns, or on pasta!
Don't saute, in case they stick that is a nightmare (experience talking here!)
Preheat your Instant Pot with the garlic, just as you are beginning to roll the meatballs.
Once you are done and the garlic sizzles, turn off saute and remove the liner from heat.
This will also decrease that build-up time for the Pressure cooker!
Place all the meatballs in the liner and replace liner to the Instant Pot.
Then proceed as instructed.
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