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Instant pot Meatball Sandwich recipe is a quick and easy dinner everyone will love. The homemade meatballs and marinara sauce make an amazing meal. Instant pot meatball sub recipe is sure to be a hit. You can also try Instant pot meatballs over spaghetti.



Total time

17 minutes


  • for meatballs:
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • for the sauce:
  • (2) 24 oz cans of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • for the Sandwich:
  • 8 oz sliced Mozzarella
  • hoagie buns


  1. Add beef, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, minced garlic, Italian Seasoning, and salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix with your hands until combined.
  2. Form into 1 or 2 inch meatballs. I made 20, but you could easily make 24. Brown each meatball in your Instant pot or Electric pressure cooker by using the searing method.
  3. Once browned, pour the 2 cans of crushed tomatoes over the Meatballs. Add to the pot, the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, and fresh parsley.
  4. Cover make sure the valve is set to sealing. Set the pressure to high for 7 minutes. You can do a quick release or do the natural release.
  5. Place 3 meatballs on a hoagie bun. Spoon over the hoagie bun and top with the mozzarella cheese and enjoy!
  6. View the recipe instructions at Eating on a Dime

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