Vegetarian Christmas Roast

Recipe by Shirl J 831
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READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the lentils, sliced onion and bayleaf in a pan of water, bring to the boil and continue boiling until they are well softened.
  • Remove the bayleaf then drain and mash the onion and lentils.
  • Add the nuts to the lentil puree then stir in the herbs, wine and seasoning.
  • For the stuffing gently cook the onion in the oil until the onions soften.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and mix in the breadcrumbs, seasoning, sage and red wine.
  • Take a flat ovenproof dish and spread half the lentil and nut mixture over the base.
  • spread the stuffing mixture over it then cover with the remaining lentil mixture.
  • Shape the whole to resemble an oblong loaf with the stuffing completely inside.
  • Mix together the topping mixture of breadcrumbs, oil and sesame seeds then press the mixture over the roast.
  • Bake in pre-heated oven at 400f for about 45 minutes or until the topping mixture is brown and crispy.
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