Blogmas Day 6

The Perfect Vegetarian Nut Roast Recipe

So today I wanted to share with you the perfect Nut Roast in my opinion. As I am vegetarian now, I will be eating this Nut Roast on Christmas day.

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Ingredients:
1 Leek Chopped into bite size pieces
2 Carrots Peeled & Chopped into bite size pieces
½ a Rep Pepper chopped into bite size pieces
2 Cloves of Garlic
200g Dried Apricots (chopped up)
200g Ready to go Chestnuts

1 Tablespoon of Dried Oregano
2 Tablespoons of Flaxseed mixed with 6 Tablespoons Of Water
100g of Almonds
100g Brazil Nuts
50g of Buckwheat Flour
1 egg (beaten)
Olive Oil
Salt & Pepper

Start by preheating the oven to 180’c

Mix the flaxseed in a small bowl and leave it to sit for five to ten minutes.

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In a saucepan add the crushed garlic with some olive oil and heat until the garlic turns a bit golden. Then add all of the chopped veg and apricots and cook for 2-3 minutes, until softened.

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Then add the Chestnuts and all of the herbs. Mix and stir for another 2 minutes. Then put to side to rest.

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In a food processor, add the nuts and blend till you have a flour consistence with a few bite size nut pieces. (you still want to have some chunky pieces).

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Then in a large mixing bowl. Combine the egg, flour, nuts, flaxseed, salt & pepper, and vegetables mix well.

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Then in a loaf tin, lined with parchment paper. Add your nut roast mixture. Make sure to spread it out – I find using your hands works well.

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Put the nut roast into the oven for 50 minutes. Then Enjoy.

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Personally I like to finish my nut roast off, with some gravy and some cranberry sauce, as well as all the trimmings!

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I also just want to say, that you can make this nut roast vegan. Just remove the egg. However I will say that it does end up being very very very crumbly without the egg. You may want to use an egg replacer?!

Thank you guys so much for reading todays post, I will leave below links to my social media sites, if you felt like it, it would be really nice if you stopped by and said hi!

See you tomorrow for Blogmas day 7!!
xx

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