Instant Pot Shortcut Lasagna

All the flavors of traditional lasagna, but simplified using the Instant Pot! Ready to enjoy in under 10 minutes, this shortcut version will be a hit with everyone!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 6
Author The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 25 oz spaghetti sauce
  • 4 cups dry mini lasagna noodles
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • salt/pepper to taste


  1. Turn sauté function on Instant Pot and once hot, add in the ground beef, onion, and garlic.

  2. Cook until beef is no longer pink. Drain grease.

  3. Press cancel on Instant Pot and add in the spaghetti sauce.

  4. Add in the noodles, mix to combine.

  5. Pour water on top of noodle mixture but do NOT mix.

  6. Place lid securely on top and ensure valve is in sealing position.

  7. Cook manual, high pressure, for 4 minutes followed by a quick release.

  8. Once pin has dropped, open lid and stir in the cottage cheese.

  9. Sprinkle mozzarella on top and let sit until melted.

  10. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Original recipe from: Meal Plan Addict