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Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers make a delicious balanced meal of beef, rice, and vegetables. An Instant Pot pressure cooker speeds the cooking process, making getting on the table quicker and more stress-free.
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Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers

Instant Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers make a delicious balanced meal of beef, rice, and vegetables. An Instant Pot pressure cooker speeds the cooking process, making getting on the table quicker and more stress-free.
Course dinner
Cuisine American/Southern
Keyword bell peppers, minute rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 347kcal
Author Paula

Ingredients

  • 5 bell peppers any color
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 1 small tomato diced
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 boil-in-bag white or brown rice uncooked
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 and 1/2 Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 15 ounce can tomato sauce divided
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded, or cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh parsley for garnish optional

Instructions

  • Slice the top off the peppers and remove the seeds.
  • Dice the tops that you cut off and mix with onion, tomato, ground beef, egg, rice, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, 1/4 cup tomato sauce, and 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Stuff the peppers with the meat mixture
  • Pour 1/2 cup tomato sauce and 1/2 cup water in the bottom of a 6 quart Instant Pot.
  • Place a trivet in the Instant Pot and sit the stuffed peppers on the trivet
  • Lock the Instant Pot Lid and make sure it is turned to 'sealing'
  • Cook on high pressure for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Allow the pressure to release naturally
  • Open the lid and pour remaining tomato sauce on top of the peppers followed by the shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Close the lid and allow the cheese to melt.
  • Serve the peppers with the tomato liquid in the bottom of the cooker
  • Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Notes

Recipe from Paula @CallMePMc.com All images and content are copyright protected. Please do not use my images without prior permission that includes copying the ingredient list or entire recipe and posting in the comments on Pinterest for Facebook. If you want to share this recipe, please simply link back to this post for the recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 1710mg | Potassium: 1187mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 5573IU | Vitamin C: 202mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 5mg