Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 45 mins | Total Time: 55 mins | Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
Easy, delicious, and satisfying! Try this recipe now and experience this Instant Pot Lasagna! Enjoy!
1 small yellow onion
3 cloves garlic
10 oz dried lasagna noodles (about 11)
2 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp dried Italian seasoning
1/2 to 1 tsp red pepper flakes
2 tsp kosher salt, divided
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided
1 (24 to 25-oz) jar marinara sauce
3 c water, divided
1 c whole-milk ricotta cheese
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese
4 oz part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp fresh parsley leaves
Step 1: Press the “Sauté” button on a large Instant Pot.
Step 2: Break 10 lasagna noodles, mince about 3 cloves of garlic, and chop 1 onion.
Step 3: Add 2 tablespoon of olive oil into the preheated pot and allow it to become hot.
Step 4: Add 1 1/2 pounds of beef and cook for 4 minutes or until brown.
Step 5: Use a wooden spoon to break the ground meat, then cook for another 6 minutes.
Step 6: Add the garlic and onion. Cook for about 4 minutes or until translucent and aromatic.
Step 7: Add 2 tablespoons of tomato paste, 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes, 1 teaspoon salt, Italian seasoning, and pepper. Stir and cook for about a minute.
Step 8: Add 2 cups of water, 1 jar of marinara sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir and make sure to scrape the delicious brown bits on the sides and bottom of the pot.
Step 9: Scatter the noodles on top and push them down until just submerged.
Step 10: Add 1 cup of water and stir until just mixed.
Step 11: Seal the Instant Pot and cook for about 5 minutes or a high setting.
Step 12: Add 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese and 1 cup of ricotta cheese in a mixing bowl. Stir until well mixed.
Step 13: Add parsley and part-skim mozzarella cheese.
Step 14: Do a quick-release on the Instant Pot and add the cheese mixture on top.
Step 15: Cover the pot again and allow the cheese to melt completely.
Step 16: Serve and enjoy!
Place any leftovers in an airtight container and put them inside the fridge. They can last up to 4 days.
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