Photo: Legume Loaf

Legume Loaf

Legume Loaf Recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural

Yield: 
4-6 Servings

Recipe Categories:

Entrees Vegan Budget Friendly Meals

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:00pm

Ingredients

  • 1½ Tablespoons safflower oil, divided
  • ½ red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup minced flat leaf parsley
  • 1 (6 ounce) can of tomato paste
  • 2-3 cups instant oats, ground into flour
  • 2 Tablespoons tamari
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1½ cups cooked brown lentils
  • 1½ cups red kidney beans (or bean of choice)
  • Hot sauce, to taste (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly grease loaf pan with a little bit of safflower oil.
  3. Heat safflower oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Sauté bell pepper, carrot, celery, onion, and garlic until fragrant.
  4. Place sauté mixture in a food processor with remaining ingredients. Pulse mixture until smooth and slightly chunky.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan and compress into pan.
  6. Bake uncovered for 50 minutes to 1 hour.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve and enjoy!