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Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup – 3 Minute Dump & Go Recipe

For a touch of Italy, let’s make Italian wedding soup in the Instant Pot, this is a comforting and flavorful dish that effortlessly combines the rustic charm of Italian cuisine with the convenience of modern cooking technology. This soup, known for its heartiness and robust flavors, is a delightful medley of tender meatballs, vibrant green leafy vegetables, and perfectly cooked pasta, all bathed in a savory and aromatic broth.

Making this soup in the Instant Pot is a breeze: meatballs, spinach, orzo pasta are pressure-cooked for just 3 minutes.

Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup - Dump & Go Recipe
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 5 People
For making meatballs
  • Ground beef- ½ lb
  • Onion, chopped small- ½ of a medium-sized onion
  • Italian seasoning- ½ tbsp
  • Breadcrumbs- ½ cup
  • Parmesan cheese- ½ cup
  • Ground black pepper- ½ tsp
  • Parsley, chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
For making Soup
  • Water or chicken stock- 6 cups
  • Prepared meat balls
  • Spinach chopped small- 1 cup
  • Italian seasoning- ½ tbsp
  • Orzo or pearl pasta- 1 cup
  • Ground black pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Parmesan cheese, grated- to top the soup
  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients to make the meat balls.
  2. You could use either ground beef or chicken or a combination of both.
  3. Make very small balls out of the meatball mixture, around 20 to 25 balls. Keep them aside.
  4. To the stainless steel pot, add water, spinach leaves, orzo pasta, Italian seasoning & ground black pepper.
  5. Gently drop the meatballs.
  6. Close the pot with the lid.
  7. Select pressure cook setting, set the time to 3 minutes at high pressure.
  8. After pressure cooking, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes & then do a quick pressure release.
  9. Open the lid.
  10. Serve into a soup bowl, if needed sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese and enjoy every sip of it.


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