|A healthy, delicious veggie “meat”loaf made with lentils.|
|Time||1 hour 45 minutes (mostly hands of)|
|Directions||Combine lentils, water, and salt in saucepan, bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until water is nearly gone and lentils are very soft, with splitting skins, about 45 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400.
Heat 1 T oil, add onion and carrot, and sauté, stirring frequently, until soft, about 5 minutes.
Mix lentils, onions, carrots, pepper, and soy sauce, then mix in the ground oats and bread crumbs.
Spread the mixture into the baking dish, drizzle with the other T oil, and cook for 30 to 40 minutes until lightly brown on top.
|Notes||Serve with mashed potatoes and gravy to the "meat and potato" lovers in your life.
This same recipe also makes great veggie burgers.
|Key to abbreviations and conversions|