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Pressure Cooker Porcupine Meatballs

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (8 Reviews)


It can be difficult to cook these meatballs to perfection, because rice is mixed in with the meat. The pressure cooker solves that; these meatballs are tender and juicy. And the recipe uses only four ingredients!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: Serves 4-6


  • 1-1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup long grain rice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. minced onion
  • 10 oz. can condensed tomato soup
  • 1/2 cup water


In large bowl, combine meat, rice, salt, pepper and onion. Shape into small balls. Heat tomato soup and water in cooker, using brown function or not closing lid. Drop meat balls in soup mixture. Close cover securely, then bring up to high pressure and cook for 10 minutes. Let pressure drop of its own accord (natural pressure release). Serve over hot cooked noodles.
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 4 out of 5
Great Simple Recipe!, Guest Susan

The recipe did come with a pressure cooker and all my kids and husband loved it, but the Pressure Cooker broke. Just received a new one and the recipe was not found in the book - I was so happy to find this online, I had looked before and could not find it. I needed the time and I kept over-cooking them - I was cooking for 15 minutes now I know it's 10 minutes. In this day and age I don't know why the pressure cooker isn't widely used by busy moms. It's the only way I know that I can have a great beef stew in less then an hour. Thanks for publishing the recipe and times for the pressure cooker, I would love to see more! Sue

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