Duo Crisp + Air Fryer - Quick Meatball Parmigiana

Made with frozen prepared meatballs, this easy-to-make cheesy meatball parmigiana can be served as a meatball sub in warm buns as a family-friendly supper or as a crowd-pleasing party appetizer.

Quick Meatball Parmigiana

Prep Time:  5 minutes

Cook Time:  10 minutes

Serves:  4

By:  Instant Brands Culinary Team



1 pound frozen prepared meatballs

1-1/2 cups tomato sauce

1/4 cup basil pesto

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese



  1. Add frozen meatballs and tomato sauce to inner pot of Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer.
  2. Place lid on pot and lock into place to seal. Select Pressure Cook/Manual setting on High Pressure for 5 minutes.
  3. When pressure cooking is complete, Quick Release the pressure. Once pressure is released, remove the lid.
  4. Stir in pesto; sprinkle with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  5. Using Air fryer Lid select Broil for  3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is golden brown and bubbling.


Recipe Variations

Use plant-based meatballs if desired.