Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

I got this vegetarian recipe from I haven't tried it yet,but I thought some people might be interested in trying this healthy dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam the carrots until tender.
  2. Drain the carrots, and, if desired, reserve the water to make a sauce to serve with the loaf.
  3. Mix together the cooked carrots and lentils.
  4. Mash them coarsely with a potato masher.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  6. Pack the mixture into a well-oiled loaf pan.
  7. Decorate the top of the loaf with nut halves, if desired.
  8. Bake at 350 °F for 35-40 minutes, or until firm and golden brown.
  9. After baking, let the loaf stand for about 5 minutes, and then unmold it onto a serving platter.
  10. For an attractive presentation, surround the unmolded loaf with sliced ripe tomatoes, or any other colorful vegetable.
  11. Serve with the sauce of your choice.


Most Helpful

Not bad! Holds together well if you let it cool first. I took others advice and changed the seasonings: used about 1 tbsp curry as well as a dash of cumin and some minced garlic. It needs a sauce. If you go with curry flavorings, I suggest a spiced yogurt.

Chef Lumiere December 02, 2008

This is a wonderful recipe but I find that omitting the sage and using 1 tablespoon of curry and a teaspoon of garlic powder results in a much better and stronger flavor.

Matzahballsoup October 01, 2007

This turned out great. I was worried about it holding together, but it did fine. I added a bit of powdered garlic but otherwise followed the directions. Used canned black lentils. I served it with a veggie gravy, a side of baked veggies and sauteed cabbage. This was a great meal. Thanks for posting!

VegSocialWorker October 07, 2006

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