Instant Pot Lasagna

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Make Mouthwatering Instant Pot Lasagna. Heavenly rich lasagna packed with creamy-cheesy layers of satisfaction. Your family will cheer for this lip-smacking good easy dinner! *hip hip hooray*

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Every day, we’re showered with recipe requests by A+J Fans. Unsurprisingly, Lasagna often tops the charts! 😀

You’ve spoken, and we’ve listened!

Garfield and I share one thing in common: Lasagna is our love language.

His obsession for Lasagna might have been the original source, the first seed that was planted in my 5-year old foodie heart. 😛

Who knew it’d blossom into this lifelong love affair with this heavenly Middle Ages Italian culinary creation?

Garfield Lasagna

Whenever we eat out, we try our best to order a dish we’ve never tasted before. But every time we visit an Italian restaurant, I simply couldn’t resist the temptation to taste their expression of this glorious culinary work of art.

The rich multitude layers of sweet-savory-tart-umami flavors and chewy-creamy-gooey-cheesy-toothsome bites.

Each inviting slice of heaven is so indescribably comforting & satisfying.

It’s time to make Mouthwatering Lasagna in Instant Pot!! 😀

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Instant Pot Lasagna

Make Mouthwatering Instant Pot Lasagna. Heavenly rich pressure cooker lasagna packed with creamy-cheesy layers of satisfaction. Your family will cheer for this lip-smacking good easy dinner!
4.88 from 116 votes
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Total: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 474kcal
Author: Amy + Jacky

Ingredients

  • 8 (160g - 200g) oven-ready lasagna noodles
  • 2 cups (150g - 180g) Mozzarella cheese , shredded in large pieces
  • ¼ cup (30g - 40g) Parmesan cheese , grated
  • 2.5 - 3 cups (600g - 750g) meat sauce
  • Salt + pepper to taste

Ricotta Cheese Mixture

Instructions

  • Create Ricotta Cheese Mixture: In a mixing bowl, beat one large egg, then add in ¾ cup (200g) Ricotta cheese. Season with 1 tsp (1g) Italian seasoning, ground black pepper, and ⅓ tsp kosher salt.
  • Assemble Instant Pot Lasagna: Line a 7-inch springform pan with cut-out parchment paper (optional). Break the uncooked oven-ready lasagna noodles into smaller pieces, then layer them at bottom of the pan in a single layer. Layer ⅓ portion of the meat sauce on the lasagna noodles. Layer Ricotta cheese mixture on the meat sauce, then add shredded mozzarella cheese on top. Repeat this layering cycle twice. Add ¼ cup (30g - 40g) freshly grated Parmesan cheese on the very top. Then, wrap the springform pan tightly with aluminum foil.
  • Pressure Cook Lasagna: Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water, then place a trivet in Instant Pot. Create a sling foil, then place springform pan in Instant Pot. Close lid, then pressure cook at High Pressure for 24 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release.
  • Optional Broil Lasagna: Preheat oven to 425°F when Instant Pot is natural releasing. Place the cooked lasagna in a 425°F oven until the cheese is browned on top (~7 - 9 mins).
  • Serve: For an easier release, use a paring knife to gently release the Lasagna from the springform pan. Slice the glorious lasagna and serve immediately. Enjoy~ 🙂
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Recipe Notes:

Note: If using springform pan, wrap the bottom of the pan in foil to prevent leakage.
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Nutrition:

Calories: 474kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 1487mg | Potassium: 691mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1340IU | Vitamin C: 10.5mg | Calcium: 494mg | Iron: 2.9mg
Course: Dinner, Entree, Lunch, Main
Cuisine: American-Italian, Italian
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Step-by-Step Instant Pot Lasagna Guide

Here are the ingredients for Instant Pot Lasagna.

Any spaghetti sauce will work. Here is our Umami Spaghetti Sauce recipe that goes perfectly with this dish.

Instant Pot Lasagna Recipe Ingredients

1

Create Ricotta Cheese Mixture


In a mixing bowl, beat one large egg, then add in ¾ cup (200g) Ricotta cheese.

Season with 1 tsp (1g) Italian seasoning, ground black pepper, and tsp kosher salt.

Instant Pot Lasagna: make ricotta cheese mixture

2

Assemble Instant Pot Lasagna


Optional: line a 7-inch springform pan with cut out parchment paper.

Break the uncooked oven-ready lasagna noodles into smaller pieces, then layer them at bottom of the pan in a single layer.

Layer ⅓ portion of the spaghetti sauce on the lasagna noodles.

Instant Pot Lasagna: layer lasagna noodles and spaghetti sauce in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Layer Ricotta cheese mixture on the spaghetti sauce, then add shredded mozzarella cheese on top.

Instant Pot Lasagna: layer Ricotta cheese mixture on spaghetti sauce, then shredded mozzarella cheese in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Then, repeat this layering cycle (Lasagna Noodles-Spaghetti Sauce-Ricotta Cheese-Mozzarella Cheese) twice.

Instant Pot Lasagna: layer lasagna noodles, spaghetti sauce, ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese in springform pan

Add ¼ cup (30g – 40g) freshly grated Parmesan cheese on the very top.

Instant Pot Lasagna: add freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top of lasagna in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Then, wrap the springform pan tightly with aluminum foil.

3

Pressure Cook Lasagna


Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water, then place a trivet in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Lasagna: add cold water and trivet in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Create a sling foil, then place the springform pan lasagna in Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Lasagna: place lasagna in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Close lid, then pressure cook:

  • Pressure Cooking Method: High Pressure for 24 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker High Pressure 24 minutes

After 10 minutes natural release, turn Venting Knob to Venting position to release the remaining pressure.

4

Optional Broil Lasagna


Ta da! Your Instant Pot Lasagna is done!! 😀

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If you want to brown the Parmesan cheese on top:

Preheat the oven to 425°F when the Instant Pot is natural releasing.

Place the cooked Instant Pot Lasagna in a 425°F oven until the cheese is browned on top (roughly 7 – 9 minutes).

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5

Serve Instant Pot Lasagna


For an easier release, use a paring knife to gently release the Lasagna from the springform pan (as shown in below photo).

Instant Pot Lasagna Recipe (Pressure Cooker Lasagna): release lasagna from springform pan

If you are using a Fat Daddio Cheesecake Pan with Removable Bottom for this recipe, you can place a mason jar at the bottom of the pan, then push down the pan to take out the Lasagna (as shown in above photo).

Slice the glorious lasagna and serve immediately!! 😀

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Enjoy your Heavenly Instant Pot Lasagna!~ 🙂


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Terri

I have never been a fan of lasagna….never! BUT, my husband is. I decided to try this recipe and even I love it!!! Today will be my 3rd time making it since Christmas!!!4 stars

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Amber Keeton

This is my new go to lasagna recipe! Thanks guys, you hit another home run!!! I made this in a Pampered Chef Quick Cooker pressure cooker and it came out great.5 stars

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Marie N

Absolutely love this recipe, but I do find I have to cook it for about 70 minutes instead of the 24 for my “oven ready” noodles to cook. I use a fat daddio pan, so maybe it’s just too thick to cook in the 24m? Either way, I’ll make this again and again and again!5 stars

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Peg Neufeglise

I made this recipe just as directed except for adding hamburger. It was moist and very tasty. I followed directions exactly and it was done perfectly. I didn’t skimp on the time. I have the Instant Pot Mini which can be a challenge because most recipes are made for the 6 qt. I made the the entire recipe and made one for dinner and a second one which I froze. Amy & Jacky thank for assisting me in finding a springform pan. It was perfect.5 stars

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Cassandra Cohen

This lasagna was delicious and easy! Noodles cooked, perfect amount of cheese and meat from the sauce! Only downfall I had was mine had so much sauce (or moisture) that when I released it from the pan, it flattened! Haha. Looked more like a wet burrito!! But still tasted like an amazing lasagna! I think next time I use less sauce? Any pointers on helping it keep its form and not turn into a puddle of yumminess?5 stars

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nancy

First the sauce – It was perfect. We had it with spaghetti the first time. I saved 3 cups for the lasagna, which I made a few days later. The lasagna was really tasty as well. The noodles weren’t quite cooked through ( I used Barilla – oven ready). It was (for me) really tedious trying to get them in that little pan and that is probably where I screwed up. There is only two of us, so we froze leftovers. We ate the leftovers last night and after warming in the oven it was perfect. On to the pot… Read more »

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Rickie

You guys are batting 1000 with these recipes. I made the meat sauce and this lasagna tonight and once again it was amazing. Thank you.5 stars

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Jess

I would give the recipe 5 stars if my pasta would cook through. I added extra time and everything. No dice. It is oven ready too. Suggestions as to what to do?4 stars

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Wendy

This was so delicious, made it twice already. I used cottage cheese and added spinach to it instead of ricotta cheese. I liked putting it in the oven to brown the cheese before serving. Thank you for such an awesome lasagna recipe🤗❤️ I used my Pampered Chef Quick Cooker.5 stars

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Michelle Lanoix

Hi,
If I don’t have oven-ready lasagna, do I need to precook the lasagna as on the instruction box, or less time?( I have a viva iP)
Thank you

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Jamie

Hi! I have the same issue (bought regular noodles instead of the no-cook ones). I read in another recipe you can soak regular lasagna noodles in very hot water for 15 minutes before assembling your lasagna and it should work. I’m going to give it a try and follow everything else from this recipe. Amy and Jacky’s recipes are always so good!

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