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Festive lentil and nut roast



6 portion(s)

  • 115 g red lentils
  • 60 g parsley
  • 115 g hazelnuts
  • 115 g walnuts
  • 1 large onion, cut into quarters
  • 1 Large carrot, roughly chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, roughly chopped
  • 115 g mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 50 g Butter
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 30 g tomato sauce
  • 30 g Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 6
    2h 45min
    Preparation 1h 30min
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Soak the lentils in cold water for 1 hour then drain well.


    2. Put the parsley in the mixing bowl and chop 3 seconds, speed 7. Remove from bowl and set aside. Do not clean bowl.


    3. Put the hazelnuts and walnuts in the mixing bowl and mill for 3 seconds, speed 7. They should be quite fine, but not too smooth. Remove from bowl and set aside (add to parsley is fine). Do not clean bowl.


    4. Put onion, carrot, celery and mushrooms in bowl and chop for 3 seconds, speed 5. Scrap down sides of bowl. Add butter and cook 5 minutes, varoma, speed 1, Counter-clockwise operation.


    5. Scrap down sides of bowl and add the curry powder to the mixing bowl and cook for a further 1 minute, varoma, speed 1 Counter-clockwise operation. Remove the lid and allow the mixture to cool in the bowl.


    6. In the meantime, grease and line the base and sides of a 1kg loaf tin with greaseproof paper. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees celcius. 


    7. Once the mixture in the mixing bowl is cool, add the parsley, nuts, drained lentils and all remaining ingredients and mix speed 5, 10 seconds, or until all ingredients are well mixed.


    8. Add mixture to prepared loaf tin, then bake in the oven for about 1-1 1/4 hours until just firm. Cover the top with foil if it starts to burn. Allow the loaf to stand for about 15 minutes before you turn it out and peel off the paper. It will be fairly soft when cut as it is a moist loaf.



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This is a good vegetarian alternative to the Sunday roast. I like to serve with steamed peas, roast pumpkin and potatoes, and gravy. 

This recipe, and the photo, have been adapted from 'The complete encyclopedia of vegetables and vegetarian cooking', by Roz Denny and Christine Ingram, 1997, p. 284.

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