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Vegan Walnut Lentil Loaf

This easy to make vegan walnut lentil loaf is the perfect dinner recipe! Enjoy wiht homemade mashed cauiflower and your favorite green veggie for a satisfying meal!
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lentil loaf
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 cups lentils - cooked, divided
  • 2 tbs. chopped onion
  • 2 carrots - chopped
  • 1 stalk celery - chopped
  • 1 tbs. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. sage
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup California walnuts - divided
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 6 tbs water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Prepare the lentils as directed or purchase them in the refridgerator section of your grocery store.
  • While lentils are cooking, add the onion, carrot and celery to the food processor and process to chop.
  • Add chopped veggies to a hot skillet thats been sprayed with non-stick spray or olive oil. Saute veggies for 4 minutes until soften slightly.
  • Add tomato paste and 1/4 tsp. salt to veggies. Cook 1 more minute to cook out some of the tomato paste. Turn off heat.
  • Add 1/4 cup of walnuts to the food processor and process until the walnuts resemble flour.
  • Add 2 cups of cooked lentils and puree until smooth.
  • Add cooked veggies, ground sage, 3/4 tsp. salt, the water and chia seeds and process until combined.
  • Add 1/4 cup walnuts chopped, and another 1 cup of lentils. Stir well but don't process.
  • Line a bread pan with parchament paper for easy removal. Add the lentil loaf ingredients into the bread pan and top with additional walnuts (optional).
  • Bake at 400F for 25 minutes.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving. See serving size in recipe.
Calories 339
Fat 7g
Carbohydrates 49g
Fiber 25g
Sugar 2g
Protein 20g
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Where does nutrition info come from? Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database.
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