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Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

Our Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup is the delicious flavors of basil and parsley with chunks of meatballs!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy Instant Pot Recipe, Family dinner recipe, Italian Soup Recipe with Frozen Meatballs, Meatball Soup in the Instant Pot, Pressure Cooker Soup Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 344kcal
Author: Momma Cyd

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups carrots sliced
  • 1 cup celery sliced
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 18 ounces frozen meatballs Italian style
  • ½ cup acini de pepe pasta uncooked
  • 6 ounces fresh baby spinach roughly chopped
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Turn on Instant Pot and press SAUTE button.
  • Add the olive oil to the bottom of the pot and let it heat up.
  • Add in carrots, celery, and onion. Saute for 4-5 minutes or until tender. Add in garlic and saute for 30 seconds more.
  • Add in parsley, basil, salt, pepper, dill, and broth
  • Add the frozen meatballs to the pot. Place lid on pot and press MANUAL (or PRESSURE COOK) and set timer for 7 minutes. Allow 10-15 minutes to come to pressure before it starts the countdown cook timer.
  • Once it is finished cooking, do a quick release of the pressure. Remove the lid and add in pasta and baby spinach. Place the lid back on and press MANUAL or (PRESSURE COOK) and set timer for 3 minutes. Allow 10-15 minutes to come to pressure before it starts the countdown cook timer.
  • Once it is finished cooking, do a quick release of the pressure.
  • Ladle soup into bowls and serve topped with Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1294mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 8145IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 3mg