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Vegan Meatloaf Using Mezzetta Pasta Sauces

Homemade Vegan Meatloaf recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 3 People
Calories 1261kcal
Author Healing Tomato

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup carrots shredded
  • 1 cup red peppers cubed
  • 1 cup zucchini cubed
  • 1/2 cup corn frozen
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary dried or fresh
  • 1/2 tsp basil dried or fresh
  • 1/2 tsp oregano dried or fresh
  • 1 cup spinach frozen
  • 2 cups lentil cooked
  • 2 cups brown rice cooked
  • 1/2 green apple cut into large cubes
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 3 tbsp flax seed meal
  • 1 cup Pasta Sauce Mezzetta Pasta Suace (to put inside the meatloaf)
  • 2 cups Pasta Sauce Mezzetta Pasta Suace (for basting the top of the vegan meatloaf)

Instructions

  • In a medium pan, heat the extra virgin olive oil on medium
  • Warm up for 30 seconds then add 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds
  • Add 1/2 cup of shredded carrots
  • Add 1 cup of red peppers cut into cubes
  • Add 1 cup of cubed zucchini
  • Add 1/2 cup of frozen corn
  • Add 1/2 tsp of salt
  • Add dried spices and mix well
  • Cook for about 10 minutes on medium and stirring constantly
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Add the spinach and cooked lentil to the pan
  • Add 2 cups of cooked brown rice
  • Add the Apple, Panko bread crumbs and flax seed meal
  • Add 1 cup of Mezzetta's Napa Valley Home Made Pasta Sauce.
  • Add the veggie mixture to the mixing bowl and mix everything well.
  • Set aside for about 10 minutes.
  • Take a meatloaf pan and line it with parchment paper.
  • Add the vegan meatloaf mixture to the pan, packing it tightly
  • Top the vegan meatloaf with more mezzetta pasta sauce
  • Place meatloaf pan in oven and bake for about 30 minutes or until the sides start to char
  • Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Lift the parchment paper out of the pan
  • Cut into thick slices and serve

Notes

I used a meatloaf pan size of 4.4" x 8.4" x 2.5"
Nutritional info is approximate

Nutrition

Calories: 1261kcal | Carbohydrates: 220g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1863mg | Potassium: 2920mg | Fiber: 54g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 146.4% | Vitamin C: 121.8% | Calcium: 23.5% | Iron: 95%