Beef Stuffed Red Peppers


Pressure Cooker Greek Style Stuffed Red Peppers Or Capsicum

This is a yummy and tasty Greek twist on the stuffed pepper classic. This exciting version is packed with a delicious flavor.  Your Kids will love this colorful recipe and it is family-friendly made in a pressure cooker – so it is easy and quick to make. 

One of the great things about this dish it is very flexible with the type of filling you can put in. Vegetarian mushroom-based fillings are also great alternatives. Children just love the vibrant colors and will enjoy this.

Beef Stuffed Red Peppers

A tasty variation of the Greek classic stuffed peppers – See Our Video for more details.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: greek
Keyword: instant pot
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Rosie


  • 1 medium Chorizo sausage approx 75gm
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 large Carrot grated
  • 1 lb Beef mince 500g
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 pinch Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2.5 oz long grain rice 75g
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 3 cloves Garlic diced
  • 1 cup Beef stock
  • 4 Red Peppers


  • Cut the Peppers and hollow them out taking care to get rid of all the seeds
  • Turn on the instant pot to saute and add the butter when hot
  • First, start cooking the onions and then after about 2 minutes add the carrot and the garlic
  • Then add the mince and cook browning the mince to give good flavor
  • Add salt pepper and pinch cayenne pepper to taste and stir
  • Takes about 10 minutes to brown
  • Add the beef stock and also add the rice and cook for about 8 minutes until the rice is almost cooked. Keep stirring so the bottom does not burn
  • Let the mix then cool down in the fridge
  • Stuff the peppers with the cool mix
  • Place the trivet in the instant pot and add 1-2 cups of water – add some peppercorns and bay leaves to the water for extra flavor if you have them
  • Cook for 10 minutes on high pressure and 10 minutes of natural release.
  • Now they are ready to serve – you can serve these alone or with a salad of a side dish or your choice.



Calories: 255kcal