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This vegetable packed red lentil loaf is tasty, adaptable and frugal
Veggie Packed Red Lentil Loaf
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr
This vegetable packed red lentil loaf is tasty, adaptable and frugal. Vegetarian and Gluten Free
Course: Main
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Red Lentil Loaf
Servings: 4
Calories: 257 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 250 g of red lentils
  • 500 ml of vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp of vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 - 1 1/2 cups chopped mixed vegetables - peppers courgette, peas, corn, carrots
  • 1 egg beaten
  • herbs to season
  • pepper and other spices for seasoning
  1. Place the lentils and stock in a saucepan and gently simmer until the liquid has been absorbed and the lentils are soft. Strain into a sieve and stand to allow excess liquid to drain
  2. Whilst the lentils are cooking fry the vegetables until they are starting to turn golden
  3. Place the lentils, cooked vegetables (add any grated root vegetables at this stage) and egg into a bowl and mix. Season well with some herbs, spices and salt and pepper
  4. Pour the mixture into a lined and greased 500g loaf tin and bake at GM5 / 190C (fan 180C) for 40 – 50 minutes until risen, golden brown and firm to the touch. Allow to stand for 5 minutes and then turn out
  5. Serve sliced, or let it cool and fry to use as a burger
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Veggie Packed Red Lentil Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Potassium 652mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 19g 76%
Sugars 2g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 1.7%
Vitamin C 6.1%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 27.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.