No-Meat Loaf

You won’t miss the ground beef or ground turkey in this loaf. It is incredibly savory and loaded with phytonutrients and plant-based protein.

1 cup cooked brown rice

2 cups oatmeal bread crumbs *

1 cup finely chopped walnuts

1 small onion, finely diced

2 celery stalks, finely diced

2 carrots, finely diced

1 pound organic non-GMO firm tofu

1/4 cup tomato sauce

3 tbsp coconut aminos

2 tbsp stone ground mustard

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. * OATMEAL breadcrumbs: in a food processor, grind oatmeal with 1 tsp each of onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, and ground black pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor, grind the walnuts until fine. Set aside.
  4. Saute the onion, celery, and carrots in a skillet with a splash of vegetable broth until soft. About 5 minutes.
  5. In a food processor, puree the tofu.
  6. In a large bowl, combine the tofu, rice, vegetables, and oatmeal breadcrumbs.
  7. Mix in the sauce, coconut aminos, mustard, and pepper. Knead it by hand in the bowl until it all comes together.
  8. Transfer to a loaf pan and spread evenly with the back of a spoon or by hand.
  9. Bake for 60 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

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