Lentil Loaf Recipe

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Looking for an easy Lentil Loaf recipe? Learn how to make Lentil Loaf using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by the_vitamin_dominatrix

Makes 6 servings



This savory meatless loaf is a very satisfying dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Loaf

2 cups water
1 tsp salt
1 cup lentils
1 onion, diced
1 cup quick oats
3/4 cup reduced fat cheddar, grated
1 egg, beaten
4 1/2 ounces pasta sauce
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp dried basil
1 tbsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper

Recipe Directions for Lentil Loaf

  1. Salt the water and bring to a boil in a saucepan.

  2. Add the lentils, cover and simmer for 25-30 or until the entils are soft and most of the water is evaporated.

  3. Remove from heat, drain and partially mash lentils.

  4. Scrape lentil mash into mixing bowl and allow to cool slightly.

  5. Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well.

  6. Spoon in to a loaf pan which has been generously sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

  7. Smooth the top of the loaf with a spoon.

  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes until the top of the loaf is dry, firm and golden brown.

  9. Cool in the pan on a rach for about 10 minutes.

  10. Run a sharp knife around the edges and then turn the loaf out onto the serving platter

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 188.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
227
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
34mg
11%
Sodium
772mg
32%
Potassium
479mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
33.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
12.1g
48%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
15.1g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 10% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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