One Pot

Meatballs and Green Beans Marinara

in the Instant Pot

Servings: 4 people, 16 meatballs total, 4 meatballs pp

1 leanest pp, 3 greens pp, 3 condiments pp, 2 healthy fats pp

Ingredients:

Meatballs

  • 1.5 lbs Ground Turkey (3.88 leanest total, 0.97 leanest pp)

  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese (4 condiments total, 1 condiment pp)

  • 1/4 cup Egg Whites (1/8 leanest total, 1/32 leanest pp)

  • 1 cup Fresh Basil (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1/2 tsp Ground Oregano (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1 Tbsp Dried Parsley (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1/2 tsp pepper (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt (1 condiment  total, 1/4 condiment pp)

  • 8 tsp Olive Oil ( 8 healthy fats total, 2 healthy fats pp)

  • 4 cups Green Beans (8 greens total, 2 greens pp)

  • cup Rao's Marinara Sauce (4 greens total, 1 green pp)

Directions:

  1. Mix together Meatball ingredients, except oil

  2. Form into 16 balls

  3. Put 2 tsp oil into Instant Pot and 4 meatballs and brown all sides

  4. Repeat step 3 four times*

  5. Put all meatballs into the Instant Pot

  6. Pour the Rao's Marinara Sauce into the Instant Pot

  7. Add green beans in the Instant Pot

  8. Set the Instant Pot for 10 minutes on high pressure

  9. When done manually "quick release" the  steam

  10. Plate: 4 meatballs, 1 cup green beans, 1/4 cup sauce for each person

  11. Enjoy!

*This is very time consuming and the meatballs stick to the bottom A LOT. If you would like you can either skip steps 3 and 4 OR you can put all the meatballs on an oiled baking sheet and broil for about 5 minutes. Yes I know this contradicts the "one pot meal" but it is a A LOT easier ;-)