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A white plate filled with mashed potatoes and these instant pot meatballs and gravy
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Instant Pot Meatballs and Gravy

Instant Pot Meatballs and Gravy - Meatballs pressure cooked in a brown gravy with onions and spices make a quick and easy dinner with all the comforts of a home cooked meal.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Meatballs and Gravy
Servings: 6
Calories: 315kcal


  • 2 tablespoon garlic and herb butter
  • ½ cup sweet onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ cup beef broth
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 16 ounces meat balls frozen
  • 18 ounce jar beef gravy
  • ¼ cup sliced pepperoncinis with juice (optional)


  • Set Instant Pot to saute (I use a 6 quart Instant Pot). Melt butter, add in onions and saute until they begin to soften. Add in garlic. Saute 1 minute.
  • Pour in beef broth and scrape bottom of pot to deglaze. Get any stuck bits off the bottom. Add in salt and pepper and stir.
  • Pour in meatballs, cover with gravy. Add pepperoncinis and juice. Cover with lid and set to lock. Make sure vent is closed. Set to manual high pressure for 6 minutes.
  • After cooking time is up, use quick release method (open valve to release steam and pressure). Remove lid and stir.


Serving: 11 serving | Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 1369mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g