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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 207.0
  • Total Fat: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 521.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 9.0 g

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The Lauren Loaf

Submitted by: LNASTASI519


Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    * Walnuts, .5 cup pieces or chips
    * Onions, raw, 1 medium (2-1/2" dia)
    * Garlic, 3 cloves
    * Carrots, raw, 1 cup, chopped
    * Celery, raw, 2 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long)
    * Lentils, 2 cup
    * *Brown Rice, long grain, 1 cup
    * Vegetable Broth, .25 cup
    * Thyme, ground, .25 tsp
    * Parsley, .25 cup
    * *Italian Seasoning, 1 tsp
    * *Ketchup, 2 tbsp
    * Salt, 1 tsp
    * Pepper, black, 1 tsp

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350║. Spray a loaf pan or 8x8 square baking pan with nonstick spray and set aside (an 8x8 pan makes a crisper loaf).
Grind the walnuts into a coarse meal using a food processor or spice/coffee grinder. Place in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
SautÚ any vegetables you've chosen in the until soft. Add to the large mixing bowl along with all the remaining ingredients. Mix and mash together well, adding only as much liquid as needed to create a soft, moist loaf that holds together and is not runny (you may not need to add any liquid if the grains and protein are very moist). Add more binder/carbohydrate as needed if the loaf seems too wet.
Press mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until cooked through.
Let the loaf cool in the pan for 10 to 15 minutes, then turn out onto a plate or platter and slice. Serve with potatoes, vegetables, and vegetarian gravy, if desired.
Cold leftover slices of The Lauren Loaf make a great sandwich filling.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LNASTASI519.






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