Appetizers, Dinner, Lunch

Stuffed Peppers

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 59 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 6 people


  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • 3 tbsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 small onion, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 7 large bell peppers, seeds and stems removed, tops chopped
  • 1 cup whole cashews, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    In a small mixing bowl, stir together the garlic
    powder, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, salt,
    paprika, and cumin; set aside.

  • Step 2

    Add beef, onion, rice, stock, wine, and 2
    tablespoons spice mix to the pot, breaking meat
    apart. Close lid and move slider to PRESSURE.
    Make sure the pressure release valve is in the
    SEAL position.

  • Step 3

    The temperature will default to HIGH, which
    is the correct setting. Set time to 15 minutes.
    Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit
    will build pressure for approx. 9 minutes before
    cooking begins).

  • Step 4

    When cooking is complete, naturally release
    the pressure for 10 minutes. Then quick release
    pressure by turning the pressure release valve
    to the VENT position. Move slider to AIR FRY/
    STOVETOP to unlock the lid, then carefully open it.

  • Step 5

    Stir meat mixture, then add chopped pepper
    tops, cashews, fresh parsley, and salt. Use a
    rubber or wooden spoon to stuff mixture into
    the 7 bell peppers.

  • Step 6

    Place stuffed peppers in the pot. Close lid and
    keep slider in the AIR FRY/STOVETOP position.
    Select BAKE/ROAST, set temperature to 360°F,
    and set time to 15 minutes. Select START/STOP
    to begin cooking.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, serve immediately.