Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs with Dill Potatoes

These Swedish meatballs that can be made paleo or Whole30 for easy meal prep recipe or weeknight dinner.

Cook time: 1hr. total

PREP: 15min. | ACTIVE: 30min. | PASSIVE: 30min.

Instant Pot Swedish Meatballs with Dill Potatoes
February 15, 2019 Paleo
February 15, 2019 SERVING SIZE: 4-6 Paleo #eatpre


92% Lean Ground Beef

92% Lean Ground Beef
2 x 16 oz. 92% Lean Ground Beef (2ct box) 16 x 16 oz. 92% Lean Ground Beef (16ct box)



  • 1 lb 92% Pre Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup chickpea crumbs (or panko crumbs)
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp clove
  • 1/4 onion, small dice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • 5 tbsp coconut oil 
  • 3 tbsp cassava flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  •  1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup, chopped dill, divided 
  • 1 cup cream (cashew, or hemp milk for Whole30)
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp clove
  • 4 golden potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 tsp high heat oil 


  • 1. Mix all the meatball ingredients together in a large bowl with your hands. Form 12 balls. If it gets too sticky, oil your hands a bit. 
  • 2. Heat 2 tbsp coconut oil on the Sauté setting of your Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Place all the meatballs in the pot. Leave for a minute on each side until all sides are browned. Remove to a plate and cover with foil.
  • 3. In the same pan, add three tbsp coconut oil and sauté onions and 2 tbsp dill until soft. 
  • 4. Add the cassava flour and whisk constantly to form a roux. 
  • 5. Slowly pour in the broth and cream, whisking constantly. Add the dijon, maple, soy sauce, spices and a pinch of salt and pepper. Keep stirring, then leave it to thicken slightly. 
  • 6. Add meatballs back to the pot. Add potatoes in the Instant Pot with salt and 2 tbsp dill. 
  • 7. Set pot to ‘Meat’ or ‘Manual’ for 7 minutes on high pressure. Let pressure release naturally. 
  • 8. Open pot and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. 

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