Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs are amazing as you can even have them with different dips and enjoy them with sauces of your choice.

An easy recipe that gets ready in just the span of minutes and comes out super tempting and savory served with different garnishings.

Appealing served as an appetizer or as the main dish with spaghetti, pasta, rice, or mashed sweet potatoes!

So if you like kid friendly pressure cooker recipes - this is a great option.

Recipe Video

Which Turkey broth should I use?

In my opinion, the best option is to make this Instant Pot Turkey Stock and use it for this recipe.

But feel free to use a store-bought version as well.

Can I substitute turkey?

Yes, of course. If you are out of turkey then try the same recipe with:

  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Pork, etc.

How to store the leftovers?

You can store the leftovers in the fridge kept in an airtight container.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs can last 3-4 days and can be reheated to serve again.

How to reheat?

Reheat in the microwave or an oven for 3-4 minutes until completely warmed.

What else can I add?

Add in your preferable ingredients such as:

Tomato paste


Parmesan cheese

Dijon mustard

Bread crumbs

Worcestershire sauce

Finely chopped onions

How to serve?

Serve with spaghetti, rice, or other grains of your choice.

Eat as is or add some mashed potatoes or black beans and rice.

You can also use them to make a delicious Italian Wedding Soup.

How to make 

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

In another bowl, pour water, add cornstarch, and mix it.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Take a bowl, crack an egg in it, and whisk.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Now in another bowl and add ground turkey, dressing, parsley, egg, salt, and pepper.

Form meatballs and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Add turkey broth to the instant pot and place meatballs in the instant pot.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 5 minutes.

Do a quick release.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Dish out meatballs and keep aside.

Select the sauté option for 2 minutes and bring the turkey broth to boil.

Add cornstarch mixture to the pot.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Simmer the liquid till the gravy thickens.

Pour the liquid onto the meatballs.

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Instant Pot Meatball recipes

Instant pot Swedish Meatballs

Instant Pot BBQ Sweet Meatballs (from frozen meatballs)

Instant Pot Porcupine Meatballs

Instant Pot Chicken Meatballs

Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

Healthy and tender meatballs packed with simple yet comforting flavors.
3.86 from 7 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cornstarch, meatballs, turkey, Turkey Meatballs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup turkey broth
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup water


  • In a bowl, whisk 1 egg.
  • In another bowl, mix ground turkey, salt, pepper and parsley.
  • Pour the eggs over the turkey mixture and stir well.
  • Create balls from the mixture and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Add turkey broth to the Instant Pot and place the meatballs inside.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Take out the meatballs and keep aside.
  • Mix cornstarch with water and pour into the Instant Pot.
  • Press "saute" and saute for 2 minutes while stirring.
  • Pour the liquid onto the meatballs and serve 🙂


Calories: 103kcal Carbohydrates: 2g Protein: 19g Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 69mg Sodium: 582mg Potassium: 269mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 61IU Vitamin C: 3mg Calcium: 12mg Iron: 1mg


Tried this Recipe? Pin it for Later!Mention @corriecooksblog or tag #corriecooks!

1 thought on “Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs

  1. Hello, you state in the instructions to add the turkey and “dressing” ? What do you mean since it is not in the ingredients? You also have 1/4 t salt twice listed. Should this be pepper?.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating