Vegetarian Nut Loaf
1.5 cups walnuts
3/4 cup sunflower seeds
2 tbsp butter
1 chopped onion
3 cloves minced garlic
3 stalks chopped celery
4 shredded carrots
1.5 cups sliced mushrooms
1/3 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes
1/3 cup vegetable stock
3 tbsp fresh thyme
1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
salt and pepper
1.5-2 cups bread crumbs
3 tbsp ground flax seed + 3 tbsp water
1/4 cup ketchup + 1/4 cup brown sugar
*In a food processor, pulse together walnuts and sunflower seeds. Transfer to a large bowl.
*Saute onion, celery and garlic in butter until soft
*Add carrots, and mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes for another 5 minutes.
*Add stock, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper and reduce.
*Transfer to a food processor and pulse together until mixed well.
*Transfer to walnut mixture and add crumbs and flax seed mixture. Mix well.
*Pour into a greased loaf dish and brush with ketchup mixture.
*Bake (covered) at 350 for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake another 5-10 minutes.
*Let sit for 10 minutes before slicing.