Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup with Meatballs

This is the lovely Italian soup with basil as the key ingredient which gives unique taste and flavour.

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup with Meatballs
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Course: lunch
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: beef, Potatoes, Tomato Basil Soup with Meatballs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 pinches pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 medium carrot roughly chopped
  • 1 medium onion roughly sliced
  • 1 medium potato roughly sliced
  • 1(28 oz) can tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 bag (24 oz) frozen fully cooked beef meatballs
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tsp salt
Instructions
  • Add butter, pepper, chopped basil leaves, onions and carrots and sauté for 3 minutes with constant stir.
  • Now add canned tomatoes, potatoes, tomato paste, sun-dried tomatoes, water and salt.
  • Set to the “Manual” at high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Select “Cancel” and release pressure quickly.
  • Blend the contents of the Instant Pot to a smooth consistency and keep aside.
  • Add water to the Instant pot and place a streamer.
  • Keep frozen meatballs on a streamer and set to the “Manual” at high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Select “Cancel” and release pressure quickly.
  • Remove the meatballs from the instant pot and transfer to a plate.
  • Add soup to Instant pot and select “Sauté”.
  • Add meatballs to soup and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Serve hot with a swirl of fresh or sour cream.
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