lentil

  • Lentil and Red Bean Loaf

    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1 14 oz can lentils
    1 14 oz can red kidney beans
    2 eggs
    1 carrot, finely grated
    1/2 cup grated zucchini
    1/4 cup low-sodium tomato paste
    1 cup cooked white rice
    1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
    1/2 teaspoon ground pepper; 1 teaspoon oregano
    1 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, grated

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan.
    2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan, add onion, and cook until translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.
    3. Rinse and drain lentils and beans. Process with onion and egg until smooth.
    4. Transfer lentil mixture to a bowl, and stir in remaining ingredients.
    5. Pour into loaf pan and bake 1 hour.

    nutrition info per serving (6): 273 calories; 10 g fat; 5 g saturated fat; 91 mg cholesterol; 22 g protein; 34 g carbohydrates; 9 g fiber; 316 mg sodium