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Vegetarian Nut Loaf
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Serves 8
2 large onions, finely chopped
1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
2 Tbsp. butter
3 cups grated carrots
1 1/2 cups chopped celery
5 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup NOW Real Food® Walnuts*
1/4 cup NOW Real Food® Raw Unsalted Organic Sunflower Seeds*
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. pepper
3 cups soft whole wheat bread crumbs
  1. In a non-stick skillet, sauté onions, mushrooms, and green pepper in butter until tender. 
  2. In a bowl, combine the mushroom mixture, carrots, celery, eggs, walnut, sunflower seeds, salt, basil, oregano, and pepper, then stir in bread crumbs.
  3. Coat a 9-inch x 3-inch loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray, then line with waxed paper. 
  4. Transfer vegetable mixture to the prepared pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F.
  6. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition info per serving:
Calories: 223
Total Fat: 13 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 140 mg
Sodium: 321 mg
Carbohydrate: 19 g
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 9 g

*NOW items available at your local health food store