Holiday Veggie Loaf

Holiday Veggie Loaf Recipe

By Lena's Vegan Living

🔪Prep Time: 20 mins

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 50 mins


1 1/2 cup quinoa cooked

500 ml caned chickpeas 1can, rinsed

150 gr mushrooms diced 1cup

¼ cup walnuts grind

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds grind

2 shallot onions minced

4 cloves garlic minced

1 tbsp arrow root powder

1 tbsp nutritional yeast

¼ cup organic yellow mustard or mustard of your choice

¼ cup tamari low sodium

1 tbsp cumin powder

1 tbsp dried marjoram or thyme and rosemary

Black pepper to taste

Himalayan pink salt to taste

¼ cup grape seed oil or oil of your choice


½ cup dried mushrooms rinsed soaked for overnight in 1 1/2 cup of water

1 shallot onion minced

2 cloves of garlic minced

1 tbsp low sodium Tamari

t tsp organic yellow mustard or mustard of your choice

½ tsp dry thyme

Black pepper to taste

1 tbsp Nutritional yeast

1 tbsp Arrow root

Himalayan pink salt to taste

1 tbsp Grape seed oil or oil of your choice


1Sauté mushrooms with shallots, garlic, black pepper, cumin, and pinch of salt and set aside.

2Blend chickpeas with mustard by pressing the pulse button while gradually adding quinoa. Blend until you get semi smooth mixture.

3When ready, transfer into a bowl and add all the ingredients including spices and herbs.

4Mix all thoroughly, cover with lid or plastic wrap and place it into a refrigerator for an hour.

5Preheat the oven to 375F.

6Shape the mixture into loaf or two with your hands.

7Brush lightly with oil on top and sides and bake for 30min.

8Set the oven to 500F and bake for 10 more min.

9Let it cool for 20 minutes and serve with gravy and veggies.


11Sauté onion with garlic on hot oil until translucent.

12Transfer to a blender; add the rest of the ingredients including water from mushrooms and blend until smooth. (except arrow root and nutritional yeast)

13Transfer the mixture into a small pot, add arrow root and bring it to a boil while stirring continuously. If it gets too thick, you may add little bit more water, but be careful.

14Take it off the heat, add the nutritional yeast and stir well again.

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