Luckys Lentil Loaf


By Ryan M., Kim T. and Joan M. from Estes Hills Elementary, Chapel Hill, NC.

Description

A great meat alternative to meat loaf.  Lentils, Oats and a blend of spices topped with a tangy carmelized glaze.  A hearty entree that would be great with a side of mashed potato and mushroom gravy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 OZ

Calories192
From Fat17.03%
From Saturated Fat8.14%
From Sugar8.77%
Sodium589mg

Ingredients

Ingredient 6 servings 50 servings
LENTILS, COOKED3 1/4 C9 C
KETCHUP2 oz2C
CUMIN, GROUND1/2 Tbsp1/4 C
GARLIC POWDER1/2 Tbsp1/4 C
VINEGAR, CIDER1 Tsp3 Tbsp
SALT, TABLE1/2 Tsp1 Tbsp
PAPRIKA1 Tsp1/4 C
OREGANO, DRIED1 Tsp1/4 C
PEPPER, BLACK, GROUND1/8 Tsp1 T
OATS, ROLLED, QUICK1/4 C2 C
EGGS, WHOLE, RAW1/4 C2 C
FLOUR, WHOLE WHEAT1 1/2 Tbsp3/4 C
CHEESE, MOZZARELLA, LITE1 1/4 OZ10.5 OZ
CHEESE, PARMESAN, GRATED1 OZ8 OZ
ONIONS, FRESH, Chopped1/4 C2 C

Preparation

1) Mash cooked lentils in a food processor, food mill or "Buffalo Chopper" and set aside.

2) Combine ketchup, cumin, garlic, vinegar, salt, paprika, oregano, and pepper in a large bowl and set aside.

3) In a large mixing bowl add your mashed lentils, oats, eggs, cheeses, chopped onion and flour with 2 OZ of ketchup glaze for recipes that call for 6 portions and 24 OZ for recipes that call for 50 portions.

4) Spray a hotel pan with pam and empty lentil mixture in pan, pressing down the top. With a spatula, spread remainder of the glaze over top of lentil mixture. Place in a 350 degree oven for one hour intil the top begins to brown and center reaches above 141 degrees.