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!
- 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
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~ :)
Note: If using springform pan, wrap the bottom of the pan in foil to prevent leakage.
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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