Nutritional Yeast Recipes: Vegan Meatloaf

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Vegan Meatloaf

There are hundreds of recipes for vegan meatloaf out there. Have you tried making one yet? Our vegan meatloaf entails lentils, lot of different herbs & spices, and to really spike things up, nutritional yeast flakes, that are a good source of vitamin B complex, essential amino acids, folate, fiber, and protein.

  • 1 cup (200 g) green/brown dry lentils
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 cups (600 ml) vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 celery ribs, finely diced
  • 1/2 cups (70 g) oats
  • 3 tablespoons flaxseed meal (ground flaxseeds)
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp oregano
  • Cracked pepper & sea salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp LOOV Organic Non-fortified Nutritional Yeast

1. In a large pot add water with lentils. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 35 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Once done, remove the lid and set it aside to cool, about 15 minutes is good.

3. In a small bowl combine a flaxseed meal and 6 tbsp water, and set aside for at least 5 minutes. This will act as a binder and will thicken nicely upon sitting.

4. In saute pan heat oil or water over medium heat. Saute garlic, onion, carrots, and celery for about 5 minutes.

5. Add spices mixing well to incorporate. Set aside to cool.

6. Using a blender or food processor, blend 3/4 of the lentil mixture.

7. Combine vegetables with lentils, oats, oat flour and flax-egg, nutritional yeast, mix well.

8. Taste, adding salt and pepper as needed, or any other herb or spice you might like.

9. Place the mixture into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper.

10. Press down firmly filling in along the edges too.

11. Place in the center of the oven, and bake at 356 F (180 C) for about 35 – 40 minutes. Let cool a bit before slicing.

12. Serve with cranberry sauce.