Recipe: Lentil and Rice Loaf

This is another of my Mum’s recipes and one of my favorites. It’s the perfect replacement for meat and tastes great with a yummy tomato sauce if you’re feeling so inclined.

recipe lentil and rice loaf



½ cup brown rice

1 cup red lentils

2 small red sweet potatoes

1 onion – grated

2 cloves garlic

1 cup rolled oats

¼ cup ground arrowroot

½ cup breadcrumbs

2 tbsp tamari or Bragg aminos

1 tsp finely chopped rosemary leaves

2 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp mustard seeds

2 tsp olive oil

Sea salt to taste


  1. Cook brown rice.
  2. Cook red lentils.
  3. Peel and steam sweet potato.
  4. Heat oven to 180º C and grease and line a loaf tin with baking paper.
  5. Mash sweet potato and combine with onion, salt, garlic, rolled oats, arrowroot, tamari, rosemary, bread crumbs.
  6. In a saucepan, add olive oil, cumin and mustard and heat.
  7. Add red lentils and rice.
  8. Mix all ingredients together and press into loaf tin.
  9. Bake for 40 – 50 minutes. Leave for 10 minutes before removing unless you want it to fall to bits!


Are you a fan of lentil bake? What’s your favourite lentil dish?


Until tomorrow happy cooking!


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