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lentil loaf

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anywhere, AL

As a vegetatrian, sometimes I try to duplicate the great tastes of my mother's cooking, only meatfree and more healthy. Here is one of my favorites. Meatlovers and vegetarians alike will both love it. Try it as a sandwich too. I always double the recipe and freeze it for a quick meal in a pinch.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For lentil loaf

  • 1 1/8 c
    green lentils
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 6 slice
    bread torn into pieces
  • 2
    eggs or egg whites
  • 1 c
    vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 pkg
    dry vegetable soup mix (knoor's)
  • 1/3 c
    dry bread crumbs

How To Make lentil loaf

  • 1
    Wash lentils in running water. Drain. Combine lentils and 2 1/4 cups clean water in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 40 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9X5 inch loaf pan. Set aside. In a large bowl, mix together 2 cups cooked lentils, bread, eggs, broth, tomato paste, basil, garlic powder, black pepper, parsley, olive oil and dry soup mix. Spread into prepared pan. Bake for 40 minutes. Sprinkle top with dry bread crumbs, and continue baking for another 10 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.