Cheesy Spaghetti & Meatball Recipe Cooking with the Electric Power Pressure Cooker - Recipe

Cheesy Meatballs and Spaghetti Rating with electric power pressure cooker

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Serve over spaghetti Cooking with the Electric Power Pressure CookerGround HamburgerVelveeta CheeseCombine Meatball Ingredients Sear Meatballs at 450 degrees for 10 minBrowned MeatballsOlive OilBlend SaucePressure cook for 20 min
Serve over spaghetti
Serve over spaghetti
Cooking with the Electric Power Pressure Cooker
Cooking with the Electric Power Pressure Cooker
Ground Hamburger
Ground Hamburger
Velveeta Cheese
Velveeta Cheese
Combine Meatball Ingredients
Combine Meatball Ingredients
Sear Meatballs at 450 degrees for 10 min
Sear Meatballs at 450 degrees for 10 min
Browned Meatballs
Browned Meatballs
Olive Oil
Olive Oil
Blend Sauce
Blend Sauce
Pressure cook for 20 min
Pressure cook for 20 min

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves 6 people Spaghetti & Meatballs

Meatball and Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 3 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. oilive oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Meatball Ingredients -- 4 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup velveeta cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper

Prepare the Meatball and the Tomato Sauce

  1. Add all meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix 2 large eggs, 1 cup of cubed Velveeta cheese, 1 cup bread crumbs, 3 cloves of garlic minced, 1 small onion minced, 1 tsp sea salt, 1 tsp ground black pepper. Roll meatballs into desired size.
  2. Spray baking sheet with vegetable spray or line baking sheet with foil paper to keep meatballs from sticking to the pan.
  3. Place on baking sheet and bake at 450 degrees to sear for 10 minutes.
  4. Prepare the Sauce:
  5. Press the Chicken/meat button on the Power Cooker. Saute the onions, garlic in olive oil. Add 1 can crushed tomatoes, 1/2 cup o water, 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped, 1 cup chopped mushrooms, 1 tsp sea salt, 1/2 tsp ground black pepper, 1 tbsp sugar. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the seared meatballs to the Electric Pressure Cooker. Place the lid on the pressure cooker, lock the lid and switch the pressure valve to closed.
  7. Press the Warm/Cancel button. Press the Soup/Stew button and press the time adjustment button to 20 minutes. Once the timer stops the cooker will switch to "Keep Warm". Using a pot holder release the pressure valve to open. When the steam is released you can remove the lid.
  8. Serve over spaghetti noodles and a salad. Serves 6

Cooking with the Electric Power Pressure Cooker Is So Easy

This Cheesy Meatball recipe is one of my favorites.

Before the Electric Power Pressure Cooker, I would prepare the tomato sauce in your standard quart pot, and as you know when tomato sauce starts to boil it splashes all over the stove. Not with this cooker, you simply seal the lid press the timer and go do something else. No more standing over the stove. The cooker switches to warm when the timer is done.

I love cooking cooking with the Electric Power Pressure Cooker XL. I can prepare meals in less than an hour. Easy to use and easy to clean.


Safety Tips when cooking with a Pressure Cooker

  • Always make sure the lid is locked
  • Switch the release valve to to closed
  • When the cooker is done, use a potholder or tongs to switch the release valve to open
  • Keep hands and face away from the steam as it releases
  • Unplug the cooker when done
  • I know my dog likes to hover around when I am cooking --- Don't feed your pet any scraps that contain Onions (smile)

Electric Power Pressure Cookbooks

There are so many meals, deserts you can prepare with the Electric Pressure Cooker. I have experimented with some of my family recipes with great results. I have found several recipe cookbooks on line that inspire new menu items for my family.

Many of these pressure cooker cookbooks offer suggestions such as:

  • Adapting recipes to the pressure cooker
  • Step-by-step pressure-cooker instructions
  • Some cookbooks include vegan recipes
  • Nutritional values - explaining how the pressure cooker seals in vitamins and nutrients
  • Advice on safety tips for pressure cooking
  • Creating deserts
  • Breads
  • Casseroles
  • Soups
  • Beans
  • Poultry, Meats, Main Course meals

You can even find pressure cookbooks on canning your favorites with step by step recipes and instructions.

About the Author

Brigitte Thompson is a Texas Realtor with Austin Texan Realty who enjoys blogging about her community and her favorite recipes.

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Brigitte Thompson 24 months ago from Austin, TX Author

Thank you, I know my family enjoys this dish.


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Susan Recipes 24 months ago from India

Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe. Voted up.

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