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Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers Are a Treat! – Only 8 Weight Watcher Smart Points!

Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers Are a Treat! – Only 8 Weight Watcher Smart Points!

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The garden veggies are starting to come in, and what treats we are enjoying! Sadly, I am allergic to Bell Peppers, but the other people in my family aren’t so this Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers recipe is a treat for them, not me. Only 8 Smart Points!
Just look at that over-flowing goodness popping over the edge of that perfectly cooked pepper!

Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers

You will need:
6 Medium Bell Peppers- red, Orange and Yellow
1 Yellow Onion
1 pd pound 80/20 Ground Beef
2 cups Cooked long grain rice
1 tsp. Cajun spice
1 tsp. Cumin
1 tsp Salt
¼ tsp Black Pepper
2 tsp. Minced Garlic
3 tbsp Panko bread crumbs
1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes
½ cup Water
Garnish: ( Optional )
1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese
Chopped cilantro
Diced jalapeños
Directions:
Prepare your peppers by cutting the top off with the stem. Removed the seeds inside.
Rinse the peppers and pat dry.
Chop your onion into small bits place in a large bowl.
Add your ground beef, rice, spices, salt, pepper, minced garlic, and Panko.
Add ONLY half of your fire roasted tomatoes to your beef mixture and lightly toss to combine.
Place your peppers on a plate and begin to fill them with your bread mixture.
In your Instant Pot add your water and the remaining fire roasted tomatoes in the bottom of your pot.
Place the steam rack in next.
Now place the stuffed peppers on top of the steam rack.
You can stuff it full to fit them in.
Lock the lid.
Turn the steam release to SEALING and press MANUAL.
Set the time to 8 minutes.
Let the pressure release naturally.
Slowly open the lid.
Garnishing:
Remove each pepper and place in a baking dish.
Top with cheese
Place in oven on broil for 4-5 minutes
Top with cilantro and jalapeños
Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers
Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Dannelle Gay
Use that summer fresh garden produce to whip up this treat for your familiy
Ingredients
    • 6 Medium Bell Peppers- red, Orange and Yellow
    • 1 Yellow Onion
    • 1 pd pound 80/20 Ground Beef
    • 2 cups Cooked long grain rice
    • 1 tsp. Cajun spice
    • 1 tsp. Cumin
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
    • 2 tsp. Minced Garlic
    • 3 tbsp Panko bread crumbs
    • 1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes
    • ½ cup Water
    • Garnish: ( Optional )
    • 1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese
    • Chopped cilantro
  • Diced jalapeños
Instructions
    1. Prepare your peppers by cutting the top off with the stem. Removed the seeds inside.
    1. Rinse the peppers and pat dry.
    1. Chop your onion into small bits place in a large bowl.
    1. Add your ground beef, rice, spices, salt, pepper, minced garlic, and Panko.
    1. Add ONLY half of your fire roasted tomatoes to your beef mixture and lightly toss to combine.
    1. Place your peppers on a plate and begin to fill them with your bread mixture.
    1. In your Instant Pot add your water and the remaining fire roasted tomatoes in the bottom of your pot.
    1. Place the steam rack in next.
    1. Now place the stuffed peppers on top of the steam rack.
    1. You can stuff it full to fit them in.
    1. Lock the lid.
    1. Turn the steam release to SEALING and press MANUAL.
    1. Set the time to 8 minutes.
    1. Let the pressure release naturally.
    1. Slowly open the lid.
    1. Garnishing:
    1. Remove each pepper and place in a baking dish.
    1. Top with cheese
    1. Place in oven on broil for 4-5 minutes
  1. Top with cilantro and jalapeños

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