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Pressure Cooker Messy Lasagna  Recipe

Pressure Cooker Messy Lasagna


Ground beef, spinach, tomato, and ricotta cheese are combined with bow tie pasta in this quick and easy pressure cooker version of lasagna.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) package bow tie pasta (farfalle)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (15 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • water to cover
  • 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Heat pressure cooker over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and cook until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in onion; cook until translucent, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in pasta, tomato sauce, stewed tomatoes, spinach, garlic, oregano, and Italian seasoning; mix well. Add water to cover.
  2. Cover pressure cooker and cook on high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and release pressure through quick-release method; open pressure cooker carefully.
  3. Stir ricotta cheese into pasta mixture; simmer until pasta is tender, 2 to 5 minutes more. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over pasta mixture.

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Nutritional Information

Pressure Cooker Messy Lasagna

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 468.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 59 %
carbohydrates: 17 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 18 %
fat: 24 %
saturated fat: 37 %
cholesterol: 20 %
vitamin a iu: 94 %
niacin equivalents: 101 %
vitamin b6: 26 %
vitamin c: 20 %
folate: 52 %
calcium: 35 %
iron: 27 %
magnesium: 33 %
potassium: 21 %
sodium: 23 %
thiamin: 71 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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