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Christmas lentil loaf with gravy

Christmas Lentil Loaf with Gravy - Orgran


  • Prep Time: 25m
  • Cook Time: 40m
  • Total Time: 1h 5m
  • Serves: 4

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Ingredients

  • brown button mushrooms sliced thinly
  • 2 medium shallots sliced thinly
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 1/2 cooked brown lentils
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme chopped or 1 heaping tsp dried
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Orgran gluten free bread crumbs
  • pinch Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon light miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons vegan Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Orgran Gravy Mix
  • Splash of lemon juice
  • For the ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce (gf)
  • 1/2 tablespoon agave sirup

Method

  • Start by preheating the oven to 200°C and baking the sweet potatoes, drizzled with a little olive oil, on a lined baking sheet for approx. 20 min. flipping them once.
  • Meanwhile prepare the rest of the filling. Heat a pan on medium heat and add the olive oil, sliced mushrooms, shallots and garlic. Saute for 5-10 minutes or until they have a nice golden colour. Deglaze with the Worcestershire Sauce, set aside and let cool.
  • Add all ingredients for the ketchup topping into a bowl and mix well. Set aside for later.
  • Once the sweet potatoes are ready, add them as well as the cooked lentils into a mixer and pulse until coarse. Then add the mushroom, shallot and garlic , the tomato paste, Worcestershire Sauce and miso paste and pulse until well incorporated but not mushy. You still want some pieces of mushroom and lentils. Put the mixture into a bowl and add the bread crumbs, herbs and season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Line a small loaf pan with parchment and add the loaf mixture into it. Even the top and spoon on the ketchup topping. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 mins.
  • In the meantime prepare the gravy by following the package directions and seasoning with a little salt and pepper and a splash of lemon juice.
  • Once baked, let the loaf cool a bit before slicing. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes, garlic green beans and loads of gravy.