Meatless Loaf

Submitted by:
Irene Godoy, Bielefeld, Germany
Primatology, Animal Behaviour

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Ingredients

3 cups water
2 cubes vegetable bullion
1 cup lentils
1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
1 small onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, diced
1 large carrot, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
2 eggs

1. Rinse lentils.

2. Cook lentils in 3 cups of water, with bullion cubes. After about 30 minutes check if lentils are tender. Let cook longer if not soft yet.

3. When ready, mash up lentils (so that at least half are not mush).

4. While lentils are cooking, saute onions in olive oil until translucent, then add garlic for one minute.

5. Add carrots and celery, and cook on low for an additional 10-15 minutes.

6. Let mixture cool, then add in bread crumbs and oats. Mix well with hands.

7. Add in the two eggs.

8. Bake in oven at 180C for 35-45 minutes. Make sure top looks dry.

Enjoy! Can combine with a mushroom gravy and mashed potatoes!!

Background

I like Meatloaf, but want to cut down on meat, so this is a nice vegetarian option.

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