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Instant Pot Paleo Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Beef and Cauliflower Rice

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, grain free, healthy dinner, Paleo
Servings: 4 people
Author: simplytiffstx


  • 1 lb grass fed ground beef
  • 4 large bell peppers red, yellow, orange, or green...your preference
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 shallot diced
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 cups frozen cauliflower rice
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour
  • 1 tsp pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp celery seed
  • 1/8 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 cup beef bone broth or water for instant pot


  • Preheat avocado oil in skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add onion and shallots to pan and sauté until almost translucent and add minced garlic.
  • Sauté until onions are translucent and soft.
  • Combine ground beef, onion mixture and the rest of ingredients through cloves in medium sized mixing bowl.
  • Wash, dry, cut stems and clean seeds from peppers.
  • Stuff the prepared peppers with meat mixture...stuffing equally.
  • Add bone broth/water to instant pot and place trivet/steaming basket inside.
  • Arrange peppers on trivet/basket and lock lid ensuring knob is turned to "steam".
  • Cook peppers for 8 minutes on manual high setting. Let pot slow release.
  • Turn on oven broiler.
  • Once peppers are cooked, place in broiler for approximately 5-8min placing any cheese, tomato sauce, spices etc on top before inserting them into the oven.
  • Remove when cheese etc is melted and peppers are to desired softness.
  • Enjoy!


Optional toppings: dairy free cheese, tomato sauce, etc.