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Easy Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipe

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Packed full of flavor and deliciousness, here’s an easy Instant Pot stuffed pepper soup recipe that you need for dinner tonight! 

instant pot stuffed pepper soup

This soup is delicious. It's fast and easy to prepare, and the instant pot makes cooking this soup so fast. You can have a healthy dinner that is ready in no time.

This soup is full of healthy vegetables and is also nutritious. Add this instant pot stuffed pepper soup to your favorite soup recipes collection.

Is Instant Pot stuffed Pepper Soup Healthy?

Pepper soup is one of the healthiest soups you could make.

It packs in several medicinal properties, and when consumed, can help tackle the symptoms associated with cold, cough and congestion and even provide instant relief.

When it comes to nutritive value, the pepper soup packs in zinc, folic acid, vitamins A, B1, B2, C and E and even some manganese. 

Of all the types of bell peppers, red peppers are the healthiest- infact, they are believed to contain around 11 times more beta carotene, vitamin C and other nutrients than their green counterparts. 

Is Pepper Soup Good For Weight Loss?

When served as a part of a meal or consumed as a meal in itself, pepper soup can also act as a great weight loss tool and can help you keep your calorie intake in check.

In addition, pepper soup is also packed with phytonutrients that help break down the fat cells in your body, speed up metabolism and lastly, also improve your body’s ability to lose weight. 

What’s more, since pepper soup is basically a soup that has a lot of water content, it can help keep you feeling full for a longer period of time.

The pepper and garlic that this soup packs in also increases your body’s metabolic activity and gives your immune system a nice boost. 

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Can I Use Wrinkled Peppers?

You might have a few bell peppers in your refrigerator for a few extra days, and they may have lost their crisp and crunch in their texture and may have turned all wrinkly.

They’re still not bad though and you’re probably wondering if you can actually put them to use, especially for this pepper soup recipe. 

Well, while it is always best to choose fresh ingredients for all of your meals, you can still actually put those peppers to use for this recipe. All you need to do is take a few steps to revive them, and you’re good to go. 

How Do I Revive Wrinkled Bell Peppers?

Reviving old bell peppers and giving them back their texture is actually easy- it takes just a few steps. Start by filling up a bowl of water and dump a bunch of ice cubes into it.

Next, add your bell peppers into them and allow them to sit in there for around 15 minutes or so. Now remove them, place them on a paper towel and wipe them dry. That’s it. 

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Recipe

Yield: 6 servings

Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup

Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup

This soup is delicious.  It's fast and easy to prepare, and the Instant Pot makes cooking this soup so fast. You can have a healthy dinner that ready in no time. This soup is full of healthy vegetables and is also nutritious. Add this Instant Pot Stuffed Pepper Soup to your favorite soup recipes collection.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Instructions

  1. Press the Saute button on the Instant Pot and add butter and olive oil.
  2. Add the onion and saute until golden brown.
  3. Add the ground sirloin and cook until the meat is no longer pink.  
  4. Add the minced garlic, mix well, and cook for one minute. 
  5. Turn off the saute setting.
  6. Add a small amount of the chicken broth, and then stir while scraping the bottom of the pan to deglaze the pan and prevent burning.
  7. Add the remaining chicken broth and water, and stir again.
  8. Add the rest of the ingredients. Stir well.   
  9. Place the lid on the Instant Pot and turn the pressure valve to sealing.
  10. Set for a Manual high-pressure time of 10 minutes.  
  11. When the cooking time has finished, do a quick pressure release.  
  12. When the pressure is released, stir the soup.  
  13. Serve the soup with your favorite crusty bread.

Notes

We go into the kitchen and follow the recipes to the letter, but sometimes there can be a mistake. We go overboard with the salt or we get out of hand with the spicy. A good dish has to have a good balance of flavors, so you have to add the right seasoning to make it happen.

That is why it is good that you have these tips on hand so that if you go overboard with the spicy recipe you can solve it. Take note!

  • Dairy: The best way to neutralize an overly spicy dish is dairy. It depends on how the recipe is, you can add milk, coconut milk, yogurt, and even a little butter. Any food that has to do with dairy will help reduce the spiciness.
  • Nuts: If the dish has turned out to be too spicy, another recommendation to correct it is nuts. Crushed almonds, peanut butter, or tahini (sesame paste). The fat in nuts helps balance flavors.
  • Vegetables with sugars: Adding vegetables to the dish is a solution to reduce the heat. Vegetables such as carrots or potatoes can be great allies. These vegetables absorb the spicy flavor, even the excess salt, and thanks to their sugar content they give it a sweet touch.
  • Stews with more broth: If the stew you have prepared is a broth, the best way to reduce the heat is by adding more broth. If you see that there is already too much broth, you can remove a little of the spicy one and add the one that is not yet spicy.
  • Flavors contrast: Citrus. This recommendation is especially suitable for vinaigrettes or salad dressings. Adding citrus fruits like lemon juice is usually a good idea. You can also add a few pieces of tomato to offset the spice.

Anyway, the best advice that can be given is to add a little spice, because if you lack it, it is easier to add than then reduce.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 387Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 76mgSodium 1390mgCarbohydrates 40gFiber 6gSugar 22gProtein 27g

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