Instant Pot Porcupine Meatballs With Rice
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These Instant Pot porcupine meatballs are amazing! These simple meatballs are made with ground beef and rice, and Instant Pot cooks them in 15 minutes and makes them super juicy and tender! So easy and yummy!
Recipe type: Main Dish, Instant Pot
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • ½ cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 jar (26 oz) pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
  1. Pour water into the Instant Pot.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, rice, salt and pepper. Shape the meat mixture into 1-inch meatballs and put them in the Instant Pot. Pour the pasta sauce over the meatballs.
  3. Close the lid of the Instant Pot and turn the valve to a Sealing position. Press the "Pressure Cook" or "Manual" button and set the time to 15 minutes.
  4. When the Instant Pot finishes cooking, quick release (QR) the steam.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at