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Instant Pot Lazy Lasagna

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 lb hamburger, thawed
  • 1 32oz jar spaghetti sauce
  • 4 cups mini lasagna noodles we used broken up pieces of lasagna in this recipe
  • 1 8oz container of fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Add 1-2 Tbsp olive oil to the pot, minced garlic, and onion. Press the Saute function. After a minute or two, add the hamburger to the pot to brown.
  • Once the hamburger is browned, press cancel, drain any grease if there is any and scrape any bits off of the bottom to prevent the burn signal.
  • Add spaghetti sauce on top of the meat. Mix to combine.
    Meat and sauce mixture
  • Add 4 cups of noodles on top of the meat and sauce mixture.
  • Add water on top of the noodles. Do NOT mix. Gently press any noodles down that are not submerged in mixture. Add cleaned and sliced mushrooms on top of the noodles.
    mushrooms on top of the noodles
  • Place the lid on your pot. Secure and set pressure cook time to 4 minutes.
  • When the pressure cycle is done, quick release the pressure.
  • Stir in cottage cheese and add mozzarella on top.
  • Place lid back on to trap the heat. Let sit until all is melted and delicious!