Dinner Tonight: Lentil Loaf

lentil-loafMany of us grew up with the classic meatloaf. This is like that, but better. So much better. It is very high in fiber and is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian.

The star of this recipe is definitely the lentils. Lentils have a wide spectrum of essential amino acids and are a good protein source. With 18g of protein per cup and costing only about $1.50 per pound, lentils are an inexpensive protein alternative to beef, chicken and fish. They are also rich in folic acid, iron, phosphorus and copper.

So put away the ground beef and ketchup and make this lentil loaf instead. It is perfect for making on a Sunday afternoon and enjoying for lunch during the week. It freezes well, too. Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Lentil Loaf”

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