Veggie Loaf

Number of Servings: 4 (223g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 55 min.
Veggie Loaf

Vegan-friendly, this alternative to meatloaf is inexpensive and delicious. If you like a firmer texture, mix a tablespoon of flaxseed meal with 2 tablespoons of water, let it stand 5 minutes, and add it to the lentils. This replacement “egg” will act as a binder to create a firmer loaf.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups cooked lentils
  • 1½ cups carrots, minced
  • 1 red onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. sun-dried tomato, ground
  • 1 cup walnuts, divided
  • 1 cup rolled oats, divided
  • 1 tsp. canola oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Puree the cooked lentils and carrots together in a food processor until a paste forms. Transfer to a bowl and mix in onion, garlic, parsley and sun-dried tomato.
  3. Process half of the walnuts and oats in the food processor until nicely powdered. Add to the lentil mixture. Roughly chop the remaining oats and nuts and stir into lentil mixture.
  4. Lightly coat a 9 x 5 loaf pan with oil.  Spread mixture in pan and bake 30-35 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 223g

Amount per serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.5g 27%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 13.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 14g 50%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 12g
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 93.4mg 8%
Iron 5.6mg 35%
Potassium 805mg 15%
Vitamin A 417.7mcg 45%
Vitamin C 12.6mg 15%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 6%
Vitamin K 71.1mcg 60%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 5.5mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 201.4mcg 50%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 13.7mcg 45%
Chloride 62mg 2%
Pantothenate 1.4mg 20%
Phosphorus 458.7mg 35%
Iodine 5.3mcg 4%
Magnesium 148mg 35%
Zinc 3.5mg 35%
Selenium 4mcg 8%
Copper 0.9mg 100%
Manganese 3.3mg 140%
Chromium 5.6mcg 15%
Molybdenum 95.7mcg 210%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Lentils, Carrots, Whole Grain Oats, Onion, Walnuts, Parsley, Garlic, Canola Oil, Sun Dried Tomatoes.

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