• Susan Petrosino

Atlas Meatballs with Red Sauce - Instant Pot


This recipe comes from our good friend, Team Evolve Member and health enthusiast, Susan Petrosino and it is AMAZING! These Spartan meatballs can be made with ground turkey or chicken, pack a flavor punch and are on plan. Use extra sauce for zucchini noodles or over brown rice. The Instant Pot makes it a one pot delight. ENJOY!

Ingredients 1 lb. ground turkey or chicken 1 slice of toasted Ezekiel bread, toasted and ground (use blender to grind) 1 egg yolk 1-2 cloves of grated garlic Salt and Pepper, to taste Hot sauce, if you like zing 2 cups red tomato pasta sauce, check sugar on label 1 cup water or broth

Directions 1) Combine sauce and broth in Instant Pot. Set aside. 2) In large bowl combine well, first 6 ingredients, shape into 1-inch size balls. Place meatballs in pot with sauce. 3) Close the Instant Pot, set pressure valve to seal, and set the pressure to medium. Cook/set for 8 minutes and once timer is done, let meatballs rest in pot for about 5 minutes, then quick release valve.

Done, Done. Enjoy.


DISCLAIMER: James Thompson is a sports nutritionist with over 25 year of hands-on practical experience.  He is not a registered nutritionist or a dietitian.  THIS INFORMATION AND ALL RECOMMENDATIONS MADE ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DESIGNED TO SERVE AS A DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OR PREVENTION OF ANY ILLNESS OR DISEASE. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED MEDICAL, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER BEFORE YOU START ANY NUTRITION OR EXERCISE PROGRAM. BY BEGINNING THIS OR ANY OTHER PROGRAM, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE HAD CLEARANCE FROM YOUR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TO DO SO.