If using frozen meatballs, skip to the next section. If making your own meatballs, combine meatball ingredients in a large mixing bowl and knead together by hand. Form small meatballs, about 1" in diameter.
Bake for 15-20 minutes (until cooked through) at 375°F.
To Prepare the Instant Pot Meatballs
Combine sauce ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine, then pour into the Instant Pot.
Turn the Instant Pot to sauté (high) and bring to a simmer, whisking often, for about 10 minutes.
Pour warmed BBQ sauce from the Instant pot back into mixing bowl and set aside.
Wash and dry the Instant Pot insert (careful, as it may still be hot).
Pour 1 cup of water into your Instant Pot.
Place the steamer rack inside your Instant Pot and fill with meatballs.
Cook at high pressure for 5 minutes.
Use natural realease to let out the steam, then drain meatballs and set aside.
Discard water from your Instant Pot and pour BBQ sauce into the Instant Pot.
Press sauté, add meatballs to sauce, and stir thoroughly.
Cook for 2 minutes. Best served warm.
Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared. Nutrition information above is based on our homemade meatball recipe. Using pre-made meatballs will mean slightly different final numbers.