Imitation Meatloaf


Brown rice, lentils, bread crumbs, onions and tomatoes are combined with eggs and herbs and baked into a vegetarian version of a mealtime favorite. Sprinkle loaf with shredded cheese and bake an additional 5 minutes, if desired.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 55 mins
6 servings


  • ¾ cup dry brown lentils

  • ½ cup uncooked brown rice

  • ½ cup wheat germ

  • 1 ½ cups dry bread crumbs

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • cup crushed tomatoes

  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Cook lentils and brown rice according to package directions.

  2. In a large bowl, mash lentils. To the lentils add wheat germ, bread crumbs, brown rice, eggs, onion, thyme, tomatoes, ketchup, soy sauce and cheese. Pour into loaf pan.

  3. Bake, covered, for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
6g Fat
53g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 498mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 11g 41%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 144mg 11%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 534mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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