Friday, March 7, 2014
This nut loaf is delicious, has tons of health benefits, easy on the budget and super fast! You can serve it with a huge salad and steamed vegetables.
Tasty Vegan Meatloaf
1 cup walnuts, finely chopped in processor
1/2 cup onion, chopped finely
1/8 cup cilantro, chopped
1/2 lime, squeezed
1 1/4 cups brown rice (about 1/2 cup uncooked)
2 Tbsp. oat bran
2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
2 Tbsp. spaghetti sauce (or tomato sauce)
1 flax egg (made with 1 Tbsp. ground flax seed & 3 Tbsp. water)
salt & pepper to taste
3 Tbsp. ketchup (for top of loaf)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
1.) Make a flax egg by mixing one tablespoon ground flax seed with 3 tablespoons water and let it sit until it becomes egg like. Set aside.
2.) Mix walnuts, onion, cilantro, lime, brown rice, oat bran, nutritional yeast, spaghetti or tomato sauce in bowl while flax egg is sitting. Add flax egg when it appears to be egg like. Mix well.
3.) Use coconut oil to grease loaf pan. Pack ingredients into pan and spread ketchup on top as desired. Bake for 50 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.