Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

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Instant Pot lasagna soup is a flavorful meal you can make in your pressure cooker in less than 20 minutes.

How many times did it happen that you make lasagnas and you get left either with marinara sauce or pieces of broken lasagna noodles? What do you usually do, throw them away?

This recipe is not only a time saving but also a budget saver. With this recipe, you will be able to use any lasagna leftovers and turn them into something delicious like the lasagna soup.

This recipe soup really does taste like the lasagnas and the best thing is that you cannot go wrong with one. Everyone loves lasagnas!

Just like the Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana, this lasagna soup it rich and can be served as is as a light meal.

What to use instead of ground beef?

If you do not have beef or want to try something new, go then with ground sausages, bratspork, or any other protein source. Make sure you brown the meat as this will make or break the lasagna soup.

Do I need lasagna sheets?

Lasagna sheets are basically made from the same ingredients as the pasta. So If you do not have a lasagna sheet you can use any pasta type you like, even spaghetti!

Which herbs to use?

For this Instant Pot Lasagna Soup recipe you can use any herbs you usually use when making lasagna.

You can use basil, oregano, thyme, and rosemary. Still, when mixing herbs, do not pair more than three types of herbs. Instead of mild and alluring flavor, you will end up with the herb garden in your mouth.

How to make Lasagna Soup

Gather your ingredients:

In Instant Pot on Saute brown beef in olive oil.

Add onion and garlic powder. Cook for 3 minutes. Add water to deglaze the pot.

Add chopped green bell pepper and carrots. Cook for 3 minutes.

Add stock, herbs, tomato sauce, can chopped tomatoes, lasagna sheets broken to pieces, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Lock lid into place. Select Manual and set to High Pressure and cook for 8 minutes.

Perform a quick pressure release.

Serve soup warm.

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Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

4.5 from 14 votes
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: beef, lasagna noodles, Lasagna Soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 19 minutes
Total Time: 29 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary
  • 2 cans tomatoes diced
  • 2 cans tomato sauce
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 box lasagna noodles uncooked
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leaves optional

Instructions

  • Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.
  • Add oil, beef and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Break it apart and sauté for 3 more minutes.
  • Add onions, garlic powder and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of water for deglazing it.
  • Add carrot, bell pepper, thyme, basil, oregano, tomatoes, tomato sauce, remaining water, chicken broth, and bay leaves if using.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and stir well to combine.
  • Break the lasagna noodles into pieces, add to the Instant Pot and stir well.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 8 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, preform a quick pressure release.
  • Open the lid and take out the bay leaves.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 647kcal Carbohydrates: 67g Protein: 33g Fat: 28g Saturated Fat: 10g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g Monounsaturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 81mg Sodium: 2740mg Potassium: 1899mg Fiber: 8g Sugar: 19g Vitamin A: 4154IU Vitamin C: 68mg Calcium: 112mg Iron: 7mg

Instant Pot Lasagna Soup for Dinner

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13 thoughts on “Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

  1. My whole family loved this!
    I used Italian sausage instead of hamburger and I used bone broth (bc of the extra protein) instead of just regular broth

    1. Hi Corrie, could you please give the size of the cans of tomato products? Thanks, I look forward to trying the recipe.

  2. I am intrigued with your recipe. I would like to try it but I try to stick with recipes that provide the nutritional content data. However, I may give it a try. But I would appreciate and use much more if you could provide that data for your users! Thank you!

    1. Good to know, thank you for your input. I will consider that if I have more time in the future. I believe there are some online resources that you could enter the recipe and it will calculate the nutritional data for you if you are interested.

  3. Hi Corrie, woulditwork with meat free mince asIam vegetarian. The normal pasta sauce does, so I am thinking this will to. But your thoughts would be nice to know.

    1. Yes, it can! It will take much longer though, about 6-8 hours. And you’d probably want to add the noddles towards the end of that so they won’t overcook.

  4. Corrie I did not see any mention of how many Bay Leaves in the ingredients list, but it mentions taking the bay leaves out once it has cooked.

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