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Instant Pot® Italian Wedding Soup

Wisconsin Cheese Instant Pot® Italian Wedding Soup Recipe
Active Time
40 Minutes
Servings
6

Ingredients

Meatballs:

Soup:

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Parmesan can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

Meatballs:

  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  2. Combine the parmesan, bread crumbs, egg, garlic powder, Italian seasoning and pepper in a large bowl. Crumble turkey over parmesan mixture; mix just until combined. Shape turkey mixture into 1-inch balls. Place on prepared pan. Set aside.

Soup:

  1. Select sauté setting on Instant Pot® and set to high heat. Warm olive oil. Cook and stir carrots and celery in oil for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Select cancel setting. Add chicken broth and reserved meatballs. Cover and lock lid; ensure vent is closed per manufacturer’s directions. Select soup setting; set time for 3 minutes.
  3. Select cancel setting. Quick release pressure carefully, as directed by manufacturer. Stir in pasta. Cover and lock lid; ensure vent is closed per manufacturer’s directions. Select soup setting; set time for 3 minutes.
  4. Select cancel setting. Quick release pressure carefully, as directed by manufacturer. Insert a thermometer into meatballs to read at least 165°F. Gradually stir in parmesan and spinach. Let stand until spinach is wilted. Serve with shaved parmesan and red pepper flakes.

Recipe Tips

  • Instant Pot® settings may vary per brand; please reference the manufacturer’s directions.
  • When the Instant Pot® reaches high pressure, the timer will start counting down for 3 minutes.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Bold Cello® Parmesan cheese is aged for 12 months and has a nutty flavor with notes of crushed apple. Elevate bites with this special (tasty!) addition to soups and more.

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