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Veggie-Packed Lentil Loaf

This veggie-packed lentil loaf is a healthy and delicious alternative to meatloaf, with plenty of veggies and plant-based protein.

Tasty Team
91% would make again


for 4 servings

  • 2 tablespoons flax meal
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • olive oil, to taste
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • ½ cup diced yellow onion (75 g)
  • 2 cups diced cremini mushrooms (150 g)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper (50 g)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegan worcestershire
  • 2 cups cooked lentils (300 g)
  • ¾ cup cooked brown rice (170 g)
  • ¾ cup quick-cooking oats (75 g)
  • ¼ cup ketchup (70 g)
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 725
  • Fat 13g
  • Carbs 123g
  • Fiber 17g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Protein 32g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. To make the flax eggs, combine the flax meal and water in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a large saucepan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over medium heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the carrot and celery and cook until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the onion and mushrooms. Cook for another 3-4 minutes, until the onion is semi-translucent.
  5. Add another drizzle of olive oil to the pan, then add the garlic, bell pepper, and tomato paste. Cook for 2 more minutes, until the tomato paste is slightly darkened.
  6. Add the salt, black pepper, parsley, and thyme and cook for 1 more minute, until fragrant.
  7. Add the soy sauce and vegan Worcestershire sauce and cook for 2 more minutes, or until the vegetables are tender. Remove the pan from the heat.
  8. In a food processor, combine the lentils, brown rice, oats, flax eggs, and sautéed vegetables. Pulse 10-12 times, until the mixture is slightly chunky.
  9. Transfer the mixture to the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  10. To make the glaze, combine the ketchup and maple syrup in a small bowl. Brush half of glaze on top of the loaf, reserving the rest for later.
  11. Bake the loaf for 45-50 minutes, or until an fork inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. Brush the loaf with the remaining glaze, then slice and serve.
  13. Enjoy!
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