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Pasta, meatballs, and spinach soup on a white background with pink napkin.

Pressure Cooker Italian Wedding Soup

  • Author: Jessie
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8




  • 1/2 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 lb pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup white bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (affiliate)
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 12 cups chicken broth (affiliate)
  • 8 ounces bowtie pasta
  • ¼ cup minced fresh dill
  • 12 ounces fresh spinach, chopped


  1. To make meatballs, combine all ingredients together in a large bowl. Mix gently until all ingredients are incorporated.
  2. Form meatballs into small balls, about an inch in diameter, then set aside.
  3. In pressure cooker, heat oil on sauté setting and add the onion, carrots, and celery. Cook for 5-6 minutes until veggies start to sweat and soften.
  4. Add in chicken broth and raw meatballs, then stir, lock lid, and set to high pressure for 5 minutes.
  5. When time is up, let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then release all remaining pressure.
  6. Add in bowties, spinach, and fresh dill, and simmer for 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente.


Recipe and photos updated on 9.6.18

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins