Nutty Meatless Loaf

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
30 mins
35 mins

Find garam masala in the international aisle of your supermarket or try Quick Garam Masala. This bakes up in about half the time for a conventional meat loaf.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring lentils and 3 cups of water to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer until tender, 10 to 15 minutes, drain and set aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat oil and cook carrots, apricots, onion, celery, garam masala, and garlic until tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. In a large bowl, combine eggs, cooked lentils, carrot mixture, brown rice, 2/3 cup of chopped nuts, half the chutney, and 1 teaspoon salt.
  5. Press mixture firmly into a deep dish pie plate; bake, uncovered, 25 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine remaining chutney, red pepper, mango, and remaining nuts.
  7. Spoon mixture on top of meatless loaf; bake until heated through (160 degrees F) about another 10 minutes.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro; cut into wedges to serve.