Vegetarian Deconstructed Peppers

Vegetarian Deconstructed Peppers

I took the traditional stuffed peppers and deconstructed it and gave it a twist with taco seasoning and made it vegetarian by using Beyond Meat® substitute. If desired you can go completely vegan by swapping out the cheese and sour cream for dairy-free substitutes.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add oil once hot; add bell peppers and onion. Saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Add beef substitute; stir and break into crumbles. Cook and stir until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and taco seasoning until combined.
  2. Step 2

    Pour chicken broth and rice into the pot. Hit Cancel. Seal and lock the lid into place.
  3. Step 3

    Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. Step 4

    Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Serve immediately and garnish with Mexican cheese, sour cream, black olives, and avocado.