How to make Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna

This Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna is an absolute family favorite! This quick dish tastes just like traditional homemade lasagna, everyone's favorite comfort food, but is super quick and easy to make!

– 1.5 pounds lean ground beef – 2 tablespoon olive oil – 1 onion diced – 3 garlic cloves – 1 jar pasta sauce about 880 mL or 3¾ cups – ¼ teaspoon black pepper – ¾ teaspoon sea salt – 2 teaspoon Italiano seasoning – 1 teaspoon oregano – 4 cups Mafalda noodles (mini lasagna noodles) – 1 cup cottage cheese or ricotta cheese – 3 cups beef broth or water – 1 cup mozzarella cheese


Press the saute function on the pressure cooker and add the olive oil to the pot. Add the ground beef, stirring frequently. When the pink is almost gone, add the diced onions and garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the onions begin to get translucent. Drain any grease. Press CANCEL.


Add the pasta sauce and spices and seasoning to the pot. Stir to combine.

Add the noodles on top of the meat mixture. DO NOT STIR!

-Pour the beef broth or water on top of the noodles. DO NOT STIR. Press down on any noodles that are above the water. – Place and secure the lid on your pressure cooker. Set the time to pressure cook for 4 minutes (high pressure), then do a quick release.

Remove the lid.  Add cottage cheese (or ricotta cheese) and stir to combine.

Top with shredded mozzarella cheese.  Place the lid back on to trap in the heat.  Let sit for 3 minutes.

Remove the lid and dish up!