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Vegetarian Meatloaf Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegetarian Meatloaf recipe? Learn how to make Vegetarian Meatloaf using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by timpittman

Makes 6 servings



High in fiber and protein, low in fat, easy and really yummy! I've always think meatloaf looks and smells so delicious and savory so, as a vegetarian, I decided to make a no-meat version! This is basically our favorite meatloaf recipe but with cooked ... Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/really-good-vegetarian-meatloaf-really-33921#ixzz1d6G1aw1f

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Meatloaf

2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup lentils
1 small onion, diced
1 cup quick-cooking oat
3/4 cup grated cheese (cheddar, swiss, jack or american)
1 egg, beaten
8 ounces tomato sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Meatloaf

  1. Add salt to water and boil in a saucepan.

  2. Add lentils and simmer covered 25-30 minutes, until lentils are soft and most of water is evaporated.

  3. Remove from fire.

  4. Drain and partially mash lentils.

  5. Scrape into mixing bowl and allow to cool slightly.

  6. Stir in onion, oats and cheese until mixed.

  7. Add egg, tomato sauce, garlic, basil, parsley, seasoning salt and pepper.

  8. Mix well.

  9. Spoon into loaf pan that has been generously sprayed with Pam (non-stick cooking spray) or well-greased.

  10. Smooth top with back of spoon.

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

  12. Cool in pan on rack for about 10 minutes.

  13. Run a sharp knife around edges of pan then turn out loaf onto serving platter

Categories

Beans

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 198.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
884mg
37%
Potassium
532mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
32.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
12.0g
48%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
15.2g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 14% Iron 21%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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