Cherry Cola Jalapeno Meatballs are made with ground beef, ground sausage, jalapeno cooked in the pressure cooker with cherry cola, cherry preserve and barbecue sauce.
For Christmas this year, I finally received a pressure cooker! You know what that means?
Yes! Lot’s of pressure cooker recipes are coming your way starting with these Cherry Cola Jalapeno Meatballs.
Cherry Cola Jalapeno Meatballs
You may have tried our Fall Off the Bone Crockpot Cola Ribs from a few months back and know how delicious and simple cooking with cola can be. The meatballs themselves are a basic meatball recipe with egg, oats and seasonings with some added finely chopped jalapeno for flavor and kick. Drop the meatballs in the pressure cooker with barbeque sauce, cola and a cherry preserve.
Serve the Cherry Cola Jalapeno Meatballs with mashed potatoes or rice paired with a vegetable for a great family dinner.
Cherry Cola Jalapeno Meatballs are made with ground beef, ground sausage, jalapeno cooked in the pressure cooker with cherry cola, cherry preserve and barbeque sauce.
- 1 pound lean ground sirloin
- 1/2 pound ground Italian sausage
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1 teaspoon Italian medley seasoning
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 onion, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
- 1 jalapeno, very finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 1/4 cup cherry preserve
- 2 cups cherry cola
- In a mixing bowl, add your ground meats and use your hands to mix together (gloves recommended).
- Add the oats, Italian seasoning, eggs, chopped onion, chopped jalapeno, salt, and pepper to the meat and mix all together.
- Cover and place in fridge for up to 24 hours.
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Form the meatballs with your hands or a meat baller and place onto a baking sheet. See notes.
- Bake for 10 minutes.
- In the inner pot of the pressure cooker, add barbecue sauce (your favorite), cherry preserve and the cherry cola. Press the sautee button to 5 minutes and whisk ingredients.
- Dump the meatballs into pressure cooker and close lid.
- Press the soup/stew button and cook for 20 minutes.
- Let the pressure cooker depressurize and then carefully release the steam.
You can also brown the meatballs on the sautee setting of your pressure in batches.
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Pressure Cooker
Do you own a pressure cooker? What are some of your favorite recipes in it so far because I will be using a lot of mine here in the coming months.