For those nights when I want to serve my family a balanced and delicious meal but don’t have the time or energy, my Instant Pot Hearty Meatball Vegetable Soup Recipe has been a lifesaver. This recipe has the meat and potatoes the kids and hubby love, the veggies I know they need, and is loaded with the flavor we all cannot get enough of!
Instant Pot Hearty Meatball Vegetable Soup Recipe
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In this blog, I want to share my joys and struggles in hopes I can lift up, connect and possibly help others going through what I have been or am going through. Since late August, I have been dealing with one illness or another and the doctors can’t seem to pinpoint what is going on. It’s so frustrating on so many levels for the whole family. Are any of you struggling with anything similar?
Easiest Instant Pot Recipes
Chronic fatigue is one of the symptoms of my illness. Some days I can barely get off the sofa, let alone make my family a good meal. As a stay-at-home mom, my job description includes feeding my family. I pride myself on being a good cook. Since buying my Instant Pot and creating the easiest Instant Pot recipes I can think of, my life has changed. I know it sounds corny, but it’s so true!
Dump and Go Instant Pot Recipes
Soup in my opinion is whole a meal in a bowl (if you make it right!) and this Instant Pot Hearty Meatball Vegetable Soup Recipe fits that description perfectly. On days when I am especially tired, I can look in the pantry, fridge, and freezer, toss a bunch of stuff in the Instant Pot, and in less than 15-30 minutes, we have a tasty meal that is filling that everyone will eat. In our house, that is almost like finding a unicorn. Watch how easy it is to make this easy healthy instant pot recipe:
Instant Pot Vegetable Soup Recipes
Because we do eat a lot of soup recipes, we keep several basic ingredients on hand for my low energy “soup days.” If you looked into our freezer you would understand why we make a ton of Instant Pot vegetable soup recipes with frozen vegetables! They are one of the cheapest and most nutritious recipes you can make for your family and if need be, you can add any protein you want. Even my husband and kids have learned how to make these recipes. Now that is a testimony in itself guys!
Instant Pot Soup Recipe Ingredients:
• 1 tablespoon butter
• 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
• 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
• 3-4 cups beef broth
• 1 small can of tomato paste
• 1 large can of diced tomatoes
• 1 large can of tomato sauce
• 1 small can of sliced jalapenos
• 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
• 1 tablespoon onion powder
• 1 bag of frozen meatballs
• 1 small bag of petite potatoes, sliced in quarters
• 1 bag of frozen mixed vegetables
• Shredded cheddar cheese if desired
• Salt and pepper to taste
Instant Pot Meatball Soup Recipe Instructions:
Step 1: Set Instant Pot to sauté/browning feature. Add butter and allow to sizzle. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
Step 2: Add beef broth and Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and jalapenos.
Step 3: Add onion powder, Italian seasoning, and meatballs.
Step 4: Add potatoes
Step 5: Add frozen vegetables and stir.
Step 6: Lock the Instant Pot lid and make sure it is not on venting. Set to high pressure and cook for 8 minutes. Vent naturally and stir. Add shredded cheese if desired. Serve and enjoy.
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