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Nutty Meatless Loaf

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 350°F 35 mins Stand 15 mins
Nutty Meatless Loaf
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4  cups  dry red or yellow lentils
  • 2  medium carrots, shredded
  • 3/4  cup  snipped dried apricots and/or golden raisins
  • 1  medium onion, chopped
  • 1  stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  garam masala or 2 tsp. Jamaican jerk seasoning
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1  tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • 3  eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2  cups  cooked brown rice
  • 3/4  cup  pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2  cup  mango chutney
  • 1/4  cup  chopped red sweet pepper
  • 1/4  cup  chopped peeled fresh mango
  •  Cilantro leaves (optional)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium saucepan bring 3 cups water and lentils to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; set aside.

2. In 10-inch skillet cook carrots, apricots, onion, celery, garam masala, and garlic in hot oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.

3. In large bowl combine eggs, cooked lentils, carrot mixture, brown rice, 2/3 cup of the nuts, half the chutney, and 1 tsp. salt.

4. Firmly press lentil mixture into a greased 9- or 9-1/2-inch deep-dish pie plate. Bake, uncovered, 25 minutes. In small bowl combine remaining chutney with sweet pepper, mango, and remaining nuts.

5. Evenly spoon chutney mixture on loaf. Bake 10 minutes more or until chutney mixture is heated through (loaf should read 160 degrees F). Sprinkle with cilantro leaves. Let stand 15 minutes; cut in wedges to serve. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Nutty Meatless Loaf)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 367,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 79,
  • carb. (g) 53,
  • fiber (g) 13,
  • pro. (g) 14,
  • sodium (mg) 496,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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