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Healthy Instant Pot Lasagna Soup

  • Author: Nancylynn
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes (plus time to come to pressure)
  • Total Time: 16 minutes
  • Yield: 10-11 cups 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Instant Pot | Crock Pot
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

A healthy Instant Pot Lasagna Soup that tastes like it’s been cooking all day, but comes together so quickly thanks to the Instant Pot.  The perfect cold weather comfort food for the 21 Day Fix and Weight Watchers!


Ingredients

Scale

2 tsp olive oil

1  1/4 lb Italian poultry sausage, ground turkey, or lean ground beef

1 onion

4 cloves of garlic

4 cups chicken broth or stock

1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes

1 (14 oz) can of tomato sauce

fresh basil

2 cups fresh spinach, chopped

6 gluten free lasagna noodles, broken into bite sized pieces (or use whole wheat)

1 1/2 cups ricotta

3/4 cup shredded mozzarella

1/3 cup parmesan cheese (I use Pecorino Romano)


Instructions

Instant Pot

  1. Set IP to saute and add olive oil to the bottom of the pot.  Remove sausage from casing and saute until cooked through. Add in onions and saute until translucent.  Add in garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  2. Deglaze pot with chicken broth, then add in tomatoes and lasagna noodles.  Stir in 1 T fresh basil.
  3.  Place lid on Instant Pot and lock.  Cook for 6 minutes on manual. After cook time, do a quick release.  Stir in fresh spinach until it wilts.
  4.  Ladle into bowls and top with 2 T mozzarella, ¼ cup of ricotta cheese, and 1 T of parmesan cheese.  Garnish with additional basil.

Crock Pot

  1. Add olive oil to the bottom of a large pan.  Remove sausage from casing and saute until cooked through. Add in onions and saute until translucent.  Add in garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  2. Add to sausage to slow cooker then add in broth and tomatoes.  Stir in 1 T fresh basil.
  3.  Cook for 6-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high. With 30 minutes remaining, stir in spinach.
  4. Close to serving time, cook pasta according to package directions. 
  5. When cook time is over, add cooked pasta the soup and give a good stir. Ladle into bowls and top with 2 T mozzarella, ¼ cup of ricotta cheese, and 1 T of parmesan cheese.  Garnish with additional basil.

Notes

Each serving is 1 1/2 cups

21 Day Fix: 1/2 YELLOW, 1 1/4 GREEN, 1 RED, 1/2 BLUE, 1/2 TSP (per serving)

WW link for personal points: Lasagna Soup

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups

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