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Lentil Loaf
Submitted by:  Karen C. Greenlee
    

 

 
  Prep Time:  45 Minutes
Cook Time:  50 Minutes

 

"This vegetarian staple features a crunchy bread crumb topping. Make it the centerpiece of your meal, and serve with a savory vegetarian gravy, mashed potatoes, and English peas. "
 
Ingredients
1 1/8 cups green lentils
2 1/4 cups water
6 slices white bread, torn into small pieces
2 eggs
1 cup vegetable broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 packet dry vegetable soup mix
1/3 cup dried bread crumbs
   
Directions
1  

Combine lentils and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 40 minutes.

2  

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.

3  

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.

4  

Bake for 40 minutes. Sprinkle top with dry bread crumbs, and continue baking another 10 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

 
 
Makes 6 servings

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 6
amount
per serving
Calories 265
Protein 16g
Total Fat 6g
Sodium 776mg
Cholesterol 71mg
Carbohydrates 39g
Fiber -