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Vegan Christmas nut roast recipe

Vegan Christmas nut roast recipe

A vegan Christmas nut roast that even the hardest meat eaters will enjoy. Ours takes the stress out of Christmas day and is really easy to make.

10 minutes
1 hour 10 minutes
6 people
What you'll need
  • 200g red lentils
  • 1 finely sliced onion
  • 50g sun-dried tomatoes drained of oil and chopped
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 50g chopped dried apricots
  • 200g chopped mixed nuts
  • 50g mixed seeds
  • 1½ tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp soy sauce - this can be swapped for a gluten free tamari
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt and pepper
Step 1.

Preheat the oven to 180°C/160 fan/gas mark 4.

Step 2.

Cook the lentils in plenty of water for 15 minutes, then drain using a fine sieve.

Step 3.

While the lentils cook, heat a little of the sun-dried tomato oil in your largest frying pan and gently fry the onion for 5 minutes.

Step 4.

Add all the other ingredients, except the seasoning, to the pan. Stir really well, add the cooked lentils and stir again, seasoning to taste.

Step 5.

Line a loaf tin (approximately 20cm x 10cm) with non-stick baking paper and spoon in the mixture.

Step 6.

Bake for 50 minutes and allow to cool slightly before removing and cutting into thick slices.

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