Vegetarian Nut Loaf

Vegetarian Nut Loaf



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 100g mushrooms, brushed clean and diced (any kind)
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 red or green pepper, diced
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 80g walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 40g pine nuts
  • 180g breadcrumbs
  • Pinch sea salt and black pepper
  • Pumpkin seeds, for the top
Cooking Time: 1 hr
Cooking Time: 1 hr
Prep Time: 20 mins
Prep Time: 20 mins
Serves: 8
Serves: 8


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C / gas 4 and line a 2 lb loaf tin with non-stick baking paper.
  2. Fry the diced onion, mushrooms, celery, carrots and pepper in butter until softened.
  3. Add the beaten eggs, chopped walnuts, pine nuts and breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Scoop the mixture into the prepared tin, pressing down into the corners and smoothing out the top. Scatter over some pumpkin seeds.
  5. Place in oven and roast for 1 hour, checking and covering the top after 30 minutes if it’s starting to brown too much.
  6. Leave to set for about 10 minutes after taking it out of the tin and slicing.
  7. Serve & enjoy.

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