Easy Instant Pot Lasagne (Classic)

This Instant Pot Lasagna has all the flavors of the classic, but bakes without an oven! It's surprisingly simple to prepare and packed full of delicious flavors.

The Instant Pot is a great way to make your favorite pasta recipes. Instant Pot Spaghetti and Sauce it has become one of my personal favorites, but this lasagna recipe is officially my heart these days!

Side view of lasagne slice on plate with basil

Cooking lasagna in the Instant Pot means you can turn off your oven and keep your kitchen cool. I love that this recipe tastes like classic lasagna, but somehow it feels easier to assemble. And yes – even though it's made in a tiny muffin pan, it's almost the same amount of lasagna as a 9 x 13 inch pan!

Reasons you will love this recipe ♡

  • Cooking lasagna in the Instant Pot will keep your oven out and your kitchen cool
  • This lasagna is simple to prepare and doesn't make as many dishes as other lasagna recipes.
  • You can pre-assemble the lasagna and put it in the Instant Pot when you're alert to cook!
  • You can replace meat with beef and make it a meatless meal.

Recipe video

Check out the video below to see how to make Instant Pot Lasagna! You can find the rest of my recipe videos on my site. Youtube channel.

Material information

Top view of the ingredients needed to make a finished lasagna
  • Ground beef Use lean ground beef or replace it with ground turkey. We tried this recipe with beef too and couldn't even tell a difference. A great option for a meatless meal!
  • Marinara Use your favorite store that bought marinara; I chose a classic tomato and basil combination here
  • italian cheese small servings of ricotta – 250 g or about 9 oz is all we need here.
  • Basil- You want to add fresh basil for this recipe; It adds a ton of flavor to the lasagna!
  • Worcestershire this recipe highlights meaty flavors; I don't recommend skipping
  • Lasagna pasta Be sure to buy alert-made lasagne noodles in the oven. You bake in the lasagna and achieve the great texture in this recipe. This recipe has not been tested with traditional lasagne noodles (boiling and draining types) or freshly made noodles.

Step by step instructions step

fried ground beef in a saucepan

1. Fry the minced meat Select the Saute function of your Instant Pot and place the minced meat in the stainless steel insert. Cook the meat with a spatula for about 5 minutes, until the beef is mostly cooked through.

Leave a place in the middle of the beef, then add the garlic. Cook for a minute.

Add the thyme, fennel, salt and Worcestershire. Let cook for another 1-2 minutes, then remove the inner pot.

cooked beef and marinara mixed in a bowl

2. Prepare the meat sauce- Transfer the beef mixture to a large bowl and mix with the jar of marinara sauce. Put it aside.

Bowl with ricotta, basil, egg and salt

3. Prepare the ricotta In a separate bowl, stir together the ricotta, egg, basil and salt until smooth.

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