Walnut Lentil Meatloaf (V, GF)

Nothing like a walnut lentil meatloaf to kick off fall. If you’re trying to eat less meat (meatless Monday meatloaf? lol) you can give this meatloaf recipe a try! It has a delicious nutty, smoky taste to it that really resembles meat meatloaf and will please everyone at the dinner table.

Walnut lentil meatloaf cut into slices


Ingredients you’ll need to make this lentil meatloaf

Everything you will need to make this walnut lentil meatloaf are pantry staples such as: a can of lentils, walnuts, corn starch, salsa, spices like salt, pepper, turmeric, garlic, etc. olive oil, and some tomato paste. The tomato paste is a really important ingredient in this recipe because it gives the meatloaf that smoky, meaty, and a slight barbecue flavour. And of course the spices are the key to making this lentil meatloaf as flavourful as possible.

Walnut lentil meatloaf sliced on serving plate


This walnut lentil meatloaf is:

  • Smoky
  • Crumbly (similar texture to a beef meatloaf)
  • Flavourful
  • Warm
  • Tender

This recipe only takes around 35 minutes to make (prep and cook) total! It takes 10 minutes to prep, and 25 minutes to cook. This walnut lentil meatloaf would also go great with a barbecue sauce or a hot sauce!

Walnut lentil meatloaf on serving plate


How to store your meatloaf

You can place the meatloaf in an airtight container in the fridge for one week. I would not recommend freezing this since it is made of beans, and it may not taste good after more than one week.

If you’re looking for more vegan dinner recipes, you’ll love my vegan stuffed acorn squash! They are also easy to meal prep and full of protein, veggies, and grains.


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