Instant Pot Lasagna

One of our favorite meals is lasagna, we are Italian so of course, it is a staple meal in our house! I’ve been making it in the Instant Pot and I am finally sharing my recipe with you!

Grab your favorite pressure cooker or Instant Pot and let’s get started! If you’ve never used an Instant Pot, check out my Instant Pot 101 post!

These stackable pans make this lasagna a breeze to make, but any 7 inch round pan will work!

Start by browning the Italian Sausage with the onion and two cloves of garlic.

Drain the grease and then add the pasta sauce to the meat and allow it to simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, two cloves of garlic, pesto sauce, egg and seasonings.

Break the lasagna noodles in half, add pasta sauce to the bottom of the pan then start layering the lasagna.

Begin with a layer of noodles, then meat sauce, then another layer of noodles, then the ricotta mixture and finally a layer of mozzarella. Repeat at least twice and finish with a layer of meat sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Cover the pans, add 1 cup of water to the inner pot of the Instant pot, and place the pans on a trivet or directly into the pot.

Put the lid on, turn the venting knob to “sealing” and cook on HIGH pressure for 25 minutes. When the timer goes off, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes before releasing the rest of the pressure.

Carefully remove the lid and pans from the Instant Pot. Place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes.

Note: You can freeze the lasagna in the pan for future use. The cooking time will be the same. 🙂

Enjoy!

Ashton

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Instant Pot Lasagna

A family favorite made in the Instant Pot.

  • 1 box Oven Ready Lasagna Noodles
  • 1 pound Italian Sausage
  • 24 oz Pasta Sauce
  • 1 Onion (diced)
  • 4 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 16 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 TBSP Pesto Sauce
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  1. Start by browning the Italian Sausage with the onion and two cloves of garlic.

  2. Drain the grease and then add the pasta sauce to the meat and allow it to simmer for 5-10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, mix the ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, two cloves of garlic, pesto sauce, egg and seasonings.

  4. Break the lasagna noodles in half, add pasta sauce to the bottom of the pan then start layering the lasagna.

  5. Begin with a layer of noodles, then meat sauce, then another layer of noodles, then the ricotta mixture and finally a layer of mozzarella. Repeat at least twice and finish with a layer of meat sauce and mozzarella cheese.

  6. Cover the pans, add 1 cup of water to the inner pot of the Instant pot, and place the pans on a trivet or directly into the pot.

  7. Put the lid on, turn the venting knob to "sealing" and cook on HIGH pressure for 25 minutes. When the timer goes off, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes before releasing the rest of the pressure.

  8. Carefully remove the lid and pans from the Instant Pot. Place under the broiler for 3-4 minutes.

  9. Enjoy!

You can freeze the lasagna in the pan for future use. The cooking time will be the same. 🙂

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Instant Pot Lasagna Soup


Oh my goodness! You HAVE to try this Instant Pot recipe! It’s super simple and absolutely delicous! It’s kid approved! And I  am using this recipe to wow my parents tonight with their first Instant Pot experience! 🙂 

Off to Grandma’s we go! 😉 



I absolutely love my new Instant Pot Carrying Case It makes it so easy to transport your pressure cooker around. It has an extra storage pocket on the top to carry your accessories too! Check it out here: Quick and Carry Pressure Cooker Carrier.
If you’re new to the Instant Pot, start here: Instant Pot 101: Tips, Tricks and Must-Have Accessories.

Grab the ingredients you’ll need and get ready for a simple meal! 🙂

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Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté and allow it to heat up. Add 2 TBSP of oil. Add onion and garlic and sauté 2-3 minutes.

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Add the Italian Sausage or ground beef and brown it.

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Next add the rest of the ingredients EXCEPT for the cheese, and stir.

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Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and Cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes.

 

When it’s finished, Quickly release the pressure, then add the cheese and stir. *Optional- add a spoonful of ricotta cheese when serving!

Serve and Enjoy!

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To learn how to make your own pasta sauce, click here: Instant Pot Pasta Sauce

Tools Needed:

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Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

 

-1 lb Italian sausage or ground beef

-8-10 lasagna noodles broken up

-1 Jar of Homemade pasta sauce (24 oz)

-3 Cups water or chicken broth

-1/2 onion chopped

-3 cloves garlic minced

-1 can diced tomatoes

-1 Cup shredded parmesan cheese

-1 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese

-1/2 tsp Sea salt

-1/2 tsp pepper

-1 TBSP Italian Seasoning

-1 TBSP olive oil

Directions

1.Turn the Instant Pot to Sauté and allow it to heat up. Add 2 TBSP of oil. Add onion and garlic and sauté 2-3 minutes.

2.Add ground beef or Italian sausage and brown. Drain grease.

3.Add the rest of the ingredients except for the cheese and stir.

4.Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing and Cook on HIGH pressure for 5 minutes. Quickly release the pressure. Add the cheese and stir. *Optional- add a spoonful of ricotta cheese when serving!

 

Enjoy!

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Ashton

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