Red Lentil Christmas “Meatloaf”

Red Lentil Christmas “Meatloaf”Red Lentil Christmas “Meatloaf” recipe shared by Nikki from MyNutriCounter.

Red Lentil Christmas “Meatloaf”
 
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 250g/8.75oz dried red lentils
  • 200g/7oz white onion, finely chopped
  • 20g/0.75oz garlic, minced
  • 50g/1.75oz celery ribs, chopped
  • 400g/14 oz cooked brown rice
  • 30ml/1fl oz olive oil
  • 60ml/2fl oz barbecue sauce (vegan friendly)
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. Italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. Boil the lentils in water until tender enough for mashing (about 30 minutes). Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan. Sauté onion, garlic, and celery until onions turn soft and translucent.
  3. Mash the lentils in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Mix in the rice, sautéed aromatics, brown rice, barbeque sauce, salt, and Italian seasoning.
  5. Pack the lentil mixture into a lightly oiled 9” loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes at 190C/375F.