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Instant Pot Lasagna

Looking for some new inspiration for your Instant Pot dinners? Look no further, this easy Instant Pot Lasagna is sure to become a staple in your family dinners! Make this easy lasagna recipe for you Instant Pot in less than 45 minutes and have dinner done and on the table.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 large red onion finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1 jar of spaghetti sauce 25 oz
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 box lasagna noodles broken up
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Press the sauté button on the Instant Pot.
  • Add in your ground beef, red onion and garlic. Sauté until the meat is browned.
  • Add your dried oregano, dried parsley, dried basil, salt and pepper to the browned meat.
  • Drain any fat from your ground beef if needed.
  • Pour in the spaghetti sauce and mix together with the ground beef.
  • Pour the broken up lasagna noodles on top of the meat and sauce mixture.
  • Pour the water on top of the noodles. Do not stir once the water has been added.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot and manually set to 4 minutes.
  • Quick release the pressure (do not let it naturally release). Make sure to use a rag when releasing the pressure so you don’t burn your hand.
  • Add in the cottage cheese. Stir all of the ingredients together.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the top of the pasta and place the lid back on.
  • Let the cheese melt on top of the lasagna for 5 minutes and then serve!