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Cheese Lentil Loaf

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Lentils 12 Ounce, cooked until tender and drained (350 Gram)
  Grated cheddar cheese 8 Ounce, 225 gram
  Onion 2 Medium, peeled and minced
  Mushrooms 2 Ounce, wiped, clean and thinly sliced (50 Gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Stale breadcrumbs 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Double cream 3 Tablespoon
  Parsley sprigs 2
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Grease a 0-5-kg (1-lb) loaf tin with 1 tablespoon of the butter and keep aside.
2 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees C/ Gas Mark 4).

MAKING
3 In a large mixing bowl, add the lentils, cheese, onions, mushrooms, salt, pepper, cloves and parsley.Mix well.
4 Add in the breadcrumbs, egg and cream.
5 Beat until the ingredients are mixed well.
6 Into the prepared tin, pour the mixture.
7 Cut the remaining butter or margarine into small pieces.
8 Dot the top of the loaf with butter pieces.
9 Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the loaf is firm and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
10 Turn on to a warmed serving dish.

SERVING
11 Serve hot garnished with parsley along with a spicy tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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