Imitation Meatloaf

Imitation Meatloaf

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"Brown rice, lentils, bread crumbs, onions and tomatoes are combined with eggs and herbs and baked into a vegetarian version of a mealtime favorite. Sprinkle loaf with shredded cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes, if desired."


1 h 55 m servings 331 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 331 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 17.4 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 498 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Cook lentils and brown rice according to package directions.
  2. In a large bowl, mash lentils. To the lentils add wheat germ, bread crumbs, brown rice, eggs, onion, thyme, tomatoes, ketchup, soy sauce and cheese. Pour into loaf pan.
  3. Bake, covered, for 1 hour.
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  1. 127 Ratings


This is now one of my favorite fake meat recipes. I did alter slightly. I replaced wheat germ with flax seed meal, used fresh bread crumbs, used a couple sprinkles of dried minced onion instea...

This is a fabulous recipe for our vegetarian household! Cook the lentils and rice with more water than usual to make the loaf not so dry. I also mix a little cheese into the loaf and then spri...

This was REALLY good, moist and tasty. I used fresh breadcrumbs instead of dried (4 slices wholemeal bread), green lentils instead of brown, left out the wheatgerm, added 2 cloves of crushed ga...

WOW!!! If I hadn't made it myself I would have had to ask the cook if they were sure there wasn't any meat in it. This recipe is much better than "real" meatloaf. I added 1/2 c. of Italian st...

I had no thyme for this recipe, so, in a panick, substituted some basil and oregano instead, which I'm sure influenced the flavour! I also used a bit more sauce than was specified, and spread s...

I veganized this recipe (ground flax seeds and extra tomatoes instead of eggs, and brewers yeast instead of cheese). It was quite good, and I think that I could get away with feeding it to my no...

I don't know why other reviewers thought this was dry unless they baked it longer than one hour. As I assembled it, I expected it to be dry and made some gravy in anticipation, but it was reall...

I like this recipe. It's very versatile. I made it for a friend, left out the thyme and hot sauce and added paprika, and used less ketsup (she's diabetic) added alittle liquid smoke and used sha...

This was AWFUL - my husband and I have been married almost 5 years, and this is the first meal he has ever not liked. He is not a picky eater at all and likes all the new things I cook, but afte...