Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup is bursting with all those amazing stuffed pepper flavors. Ground beef, savory and rich broth, peppers in every bite, rice and more.
If you love stuffed peppers like our house, then you will swoon over this soup. It is a great recipe for fall and winter to warm yourself up, and less prep than a traditional stuffed pepper recipe.
Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup
Step out of the box, and try some new soup recipes for fall and winter. This recipe is crazy simple, quick to make for those busy weeknights, and super affordable.
What Is Stuffed Pepper Soup
Deconstructed stuffed peppers in soup form. The same ingredients of stuffed pepper, plus a few more to give it a brothy texture so you can enjoy as a soup.
Can I Add Pre-Cooked Rice Into The Soup
You can add in pre-cooked rice if you have some on hand you want to use up. What I suggest in this is once the soup is done, stir in the pre-cooked rice. If you add it in when you go to pressure cook, it can overcook the rice and make it mushy. So stir it in at the end and let it warm up, then serve.
What Type of Rice Do You Use for Stuffed Pepper Soup
I used long grain rice. Now if you swap out a different type of rice it will need an adjusted cook time. Brown rice takes longer than long-grain white rice. So take account into that.
Can I Swap Meat In Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup
Yes. You can use ground pork, ground beef, turkey, or even chicken. Each meat will, of course, offer a different flavor to the dish, but you are welcome to use any of the ground meats. Just make sure to properly cook the meat, and then follow the next steps in preparing the soup.
What To Serve With Stuffed Pepper Soup
Generally, we eat this soup alone. But pair with a salad, cornbread, dinner roll, or even a vegetable side dish. It is what I like to call a meal in one, where it is filling and tasty enough you don’t have to serve up other sides.
Toppings For Stuffed Pepper Soup
- A dollop of Sour Cream
- A dollop of Greek Yogurt
- Green Onions
- Splash of Hot Sauce
- Fresh herbs for color
Can You Freeze Stuffed Pepper Soup
Yes. You are welcome to freeze the soup if you don’t plan to eat it all. Simply let the soup cool down and then transfer into a container or freezer bag. If you do a container leave room at the top for it to expand as it freezes. Then store in the freezer for up to three months. Thaw in the fridge the night before you plan to warm it up.
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Best Way To Reheat Stuffed Pepper Soup
You can do a quick reheat in the microwave. Or if you are heating up a larger amount I find warming on the stovetop or even slow cooker works great as well. Just heat on low until it is fully warmed through.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 chopped onion
- salt and pepper
- 1 cup uncooked rice
- 4 cups beef broth
- 28 oz diced tomatoes
- 4 large peppers chopped
- 1 tbs Italian seasonings
- 1 tbs garlic powder
- Place the instant pot on saute
- add ground beef and cook until no longer pink
- Add chopped onion
- Add salt and pepper
- Add Seasonings
- Add uncooked rice
- Add Beef Broth and Tomatoes
- Add in chopped peppers
- Cook on manual high pressure for 10 minutes
- Do a quick release
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 392 Total Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 67mg Sodium: 869mg Carbohydrates: 39g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 7g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 27g