5 Delicious Pressure Cooker Vegetables, Salads And Stew Recipes

Vegetables and salads are the best way to add more vitamins and values to your meal. The same applies to stews. Delicious stews help you enjoy your meals like rice, beans, spaghetti, fish, meat, etc. Here are some new healthy vegetables, salads and stew recipes you can try out in your pressure cooker. You will appreciate this recipe article more if you have Tefal pressure cooker. If you don’t have Tefal pressure cooker, pay close attention. The cooking steps are almost the same for any pressure cooker brand you have. The recipes revealed here are very easy to cook and also suits your tight schedule plan.

Pressure Cooker Vegetables, Salads And Stew Recipes
Here are the 5 Most Recommended Vegetables, Salads And Stew Recipes For Your Pressure Cooker:
  • Octopus with Oregano and Parsley – Greek Style
  • Tuna With Tomato And Basil
  • Cod With Chickpeas And Spinach
  • Tuna And Potato Salad
  • Beef and Guinness Stew

Octopus with Oregano and Parsley – Greek Style

Octopus with Oregano and Parsley Recipe - Greek Style

Servings: 4
Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients And Quantity

  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped oregano leaves
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1kg large fresh octopus
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (for cooking)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly cracked black pepper


  1. Clean octopus and cut into quarters. Set Minut’Cook onto High Pressure setting – Timer: 15 minutes. 
  2. Place the octopus into cooker with lemon juice and olive oil and cook until tender. 
  3. When ready to test the octopus insert a skewer into the flesh, which should go in very easily.
  4. Remove octopus to a large bowl and allow to cool slightly before cutting into pieces with kitchen scissors. 
  5. Add oregano, parsley, extra virgin olive oil and season to taste. Stir well to combine.
  6. Serve as finger food or as an individual entree with feta, olives, lemon wedge and crusty bread.

See: 5 Best Delicious Healthy Pressure Cooker Rice And Beans Recipes
See Also: Various Ways to Eat More Vegetables And Salad In Your Meal

Tuna With Tomato And Basil

Tuna With Tomato And Basil Recipe

Servings: 4
Total time: 4 minutes

Ingredients And Quantity

  • 500 g cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • ¼ cup sweet basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 4 x 125 g tuna steaks
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • flaked salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper


  1. Wipe the tuna over with damp kitchen paper towel and lightly season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. Set the Minut’Cook onto the Browning setting. 
  3. Heat half the oil and add the onion and garlic. 
  4. Cook for 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes, basil and sugar. 
  5. Close the lid and cook on the Low Pressure setting – Timer: 4 minutes. Season to taste.
  6. Remove the vegetables from the cooker, set aside and keep warm. Wipe out cooker with kitchen paper towel. Set again onto the Browning setting. 
  7. Heat the remaining oil and sear the tuna on both sides for 2-3 minutes each side depending on your preference – tuna is perfect served still slightly pink in the middle.
  8. Serve tuna with vegetables.

Cod With Chickpeas And Spinach

Cod With Chickpeas And Spinach Recipe

Servings: 4
Total time: 31 minutes

Ingredients And Quantity

  • 200 g dried chickpeas
  • ½ onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • ½ red pepper (capsicum), seeded and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup shredded, fresh basil leaves
  • ½ tsp fresh lemon juice
  • flaked salt
  • 400 g baby spinach leaves, washed and drained
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 x 125 g thick fish fillets, skinned like cod, blue eye, ling, etc.

Utensil: Steam basket


  1. Soak the beans overnight. Then place the drained beans, onion and bay leaf into the Minut’Cook and just cover with water, season lightly with salt. 
  2. Close lid and cook on the High Pressure setting – Timer: 30 minutes.
  3. Open the cooker and add tomato, pepper, basil and lemon juice. 
  4. Stir well to combine with beans.
  5. Put the steam basket into position and add the spinach. 
  6. Close the lid. Cook on the Low Pressure setting – Timer: 1 minute. 
  7. Remove the chickpeas and spinach and keep warm.
  8. Add the garlic, cook on the Simmer setting for 5 minutes. 
  9. Add the fish and cover with garlic oil and cook for 5 minutes longer or until the fish is lightly golden. 
  10. Turn once during cooking and place the chickpeas and spinach onto a serving platter and finish with the cooked fish.

Tuna And Potato Salad

Tuna And Potato Salad Recipe
Servings: 4
Total time: 3 minutes

Ingredients And Quantity

  • 800 g sebago potatoes
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • flaked salt
  • 400 g carrots
  • 250 g frozen green peas
  • 250 g canned tuna, drained
  • freshly cracked black pepper
For the mayonnaise:
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1½ cups olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice 


  • Peel the potatoes and carrots. Cut into cubes about 1½ cm, place in the cooker, just cover with water and lightly season with salt. 
  • Close the lid and cook on the High Pressure setting – Timer: 2 minutes. 
  • Open the lid, add the peas and close again. 
  • Cook on the High Pressure setting – Timer: 1 minute.
  • Drain the vegetables and allow to cool.
  • Cook the eggs until hard boiled in a separate saucepan. 
  • Allow to cool then peel and cut into quarters. 
  • Break the tuna into medium sized pieces and set aside.
  • To make the mayonnaise, place the egg yolks and lemon juice into a mixing bowl, add a pinch of salt.
  • Ideally use a stick blender or small food processor bowl to beat the egg yolks while slowly drizzling in the oil. 
  • Season to taste and then place the vegetables, eggs and tuna into a bowl.
  • Add the mayonnaise and parsley and gently toss to combine. Season to taste.

Beef And Guinness Stew

Beef And Guinness Stew Recipe

Servings: 6
Total time: 55 minutes

Ingredients And Quantity

  • 1 Red Capsicum, diced
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, diced
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1.5 kg diced Beef
  • 2 Tbs Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 cup Plain Flour
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 2 Tbs Thyme
  • 1 can Guinness
  • 2 Carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup Mushrooms, sliced


  1. Over medium heat saute capsicum, onion, mushroom and garlic in olive oil in the Pressure Cooker (lid off) until soft (2-3 minutes). Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Place beef, flour and salt and pepper in a plastic bag and shake to coat.
  3. Brown meat over high heat in two batches (around 2 minutes each batch).
  4. Return beef and vegetables to the Pressure Cooker and add paste, carrots and thyme and stir.
  5. Pour in Guinness and stir through. Bring to the boil for 1 minute to cook off the alcohol.
  6. Close and lock Pressure Cooker and bring to pressure on high heat using setting 2 (Pressure is reached when the red Pressure Indicator has risen).
  7. Once at pressure, turn down the heat and cook for 20-45 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat. Quick-release pressure by placing under a running tap with cool water for a few second.
  9. Serve stew with mashed potatoes or crusty bread.

I just revealed 5 new, delicious and healthy vegetables, salads and stew recipes for your pressure cooker.

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