Pressure Cooker Gluten Free Barbecue Turkey Meatballs

Pressure Cooker Gluten Free Barbecue Turkey Meatballs







If you love quick and easy healthy appetizers, these pressure cooker gluten free barbecue turkey meatballs have a special ingredient that makes these hard to resist!!Bacon. Yup, these turkey meatballs are loaded with turkey bacon inside. Take a bite and try not to eat the whole batch in one sitting!

They aren’t kidding when they say bacon makes it better. This bacon also makes it healthier because it is turkey bacon!

(*This post was sponsored by Smart & Final, but all opinions about this awesome store are my own.)

I started with what I call the drool shot. I hope you don’t mind but I am so excited to show off these yummy gluten free barbecue turkey meatballs!

It is summer and I for one am thankful for the easy-going pace our family adopts each summer. The kids sleep in, play with friends, and swim…a better way to say it is they get to be kids again!

The downside of summer is that the days are HOT, and I hate to use the oven. It heats the whole house up. Enter my two favorite things. 1.) My pressure cooker, and 2.) Smart & Final. Smart & Final is my go to place for great deals on the foods I love to buy. **They even get gluten free foods in, at a MUCH lower cost than regular grocery stores! Smart & Final has the lowest prices in town! You get warehouse prices on all of your family’s favorite foods.

If you haven’t used a pressure cooker yet, wait until you see how fast it works to cook your food…without heating up your whole house!

Check out this EXCITING contest Smart & Final is holding. One lucky winner will receive $2500 in SmartCash gift cards! It ends July 31st so get those entries in! See below for more details!

If you have read my blog for a long time, you know another reason I love Smart & Final is because they give back to their community. Not many companies do this! Each year Smart & Final donates back the first percentage of net profit from the sale of their in-house First Street products to local charities.

I will digress from those mouthwatering gluten free meatballs just a few moments longer so that I can also tell you about a fun contest Smart & Final is holding. Get ready because you are going to love the “So Good Together Contest” Photo Contest! All you have to do is snap a picture during your next summer gathering, and you could win $2500 in SmartCash gift cards!!!

Gluten Free Turkey MeatballsLets get back to the food, because once you try these, you are going to become addicted. This easy meatball appetizer is perfect for anytime including game day! I found all of the ingredients at my local Smart & Final store, except the gluten free breadcrumbs. If you don’t need gluten free, Smart & Final also carries their own First Street Breadcrumbs that you can use!

For these meatballs, I used First Street Ground Turkey, Turkey Bacon, Apricot Jam and their Honey BBQ Sauce. I used their eggs as well.

I chopped up the turkey bacon and added it to the ground turkey meat. It adds a smokey dimension and extra moistness to these meatballs.

Pour in the First Street Barbecue Sauce and Apricot jam into the pressure cooker. This pressure cooker is going to cook these meatballs in just 30 minutes!

Add in the meatballs. You can see the turkey bacon chopped up in these. I am getting hungry just writing this post!

(Don’t forget to let your friends know about the #SoGoodTogether contest!!)

Are you ready to make these for yourself?

How to make gluten free meatballs in a pressure cooker:Print

Easy Gluten Free Barbecue Turkey Meatballs

Prep Time


  • 15 mins
  • 30 mins
  • 45 mins
Read the whole recipe on Fearless Dining