Vegan meatloaf recipes usually use seitan to create that same meaty texture. However, seitan contains gluten. If you want to make a gluten-free vegan meatloaf, then this recipe is perfect for you. This recipe uses millet and potatoes mixed with aromatics, herbs, and spices to get that tasty goodness of traditional meatloaf. You can enjoy the entire loaf without any guilt as this healthy meatloaf is also cholesterol-free and rich in protein and dietary fiber. Well, that’s a pretty neat loaf!
• 3 cups of veggie broth
• 1 cup of millet
• 4 cups of water
• 3 medium potatoes, diced
• 3 tbsp olive oil
• 3 medium onions, diced
• 2 celery stalks, chopped
• 3 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 tsp toasted caraway seeds
• 1 tsp dried sage
• 1 tsp dried thyme
• 1 tsp sea salt
• 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
• 2 tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce
• 1 cup of organic ketchup
Put veggie broth a pot and bring to boil over high heat.
Turn the heat down to medium and add millet.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
In a separate pot, boil water over high heat.
Add potatoes and cook for 20 minutes.
Heat olive oil in a pan over high heat.
Add onions and sauté for 10 to 15 minutes.
Add celery and garlic, then continue sautéing for 2 minutes.
Add caraway seeds, sage, dried thyme, and salt.
Sauté for 2 more minutes, then turn off the heat.
Pour in balsamic vinegar to deglaze the pan, then set aside to cool.
Drain millet and potatoes, then set aside to cool.
Put all the cooked ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Add Worcestershire sauce.
Using clean hands, mix and mash all the ingredients together.
Put the mixture in a loaf pan lined with parchment paper.
Spread organic ketchup on top.
Bake in the oven at 350°F for 30 minutes.
To remove the meatloaf from the loaf pan, gently pull the parchment paper on the sides.
Let the meatloaf cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.
Ideas And Tips:
• This meatloaf is best served with asparagus, peas, broccoli or corn.
• Since you will be using your hands to mix, make sure all the cooked ingredients are cool enough to handle. You don’t want to burn yourself.
• If you want a neat slice of meatloaf, it is best to use a serrated knife.
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