Vegan Lentil Meatloaf


This quick and easy vegan lentil meatloaf with mushrooms is full of flavor. A fabulous plant-based family-friendly version of the classic recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
52 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 7 mins
6 servings


  • cooking spray

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 cups cooked brown lentils

  • 2 cups bread crumbs

  • ½ cup almond milk

  • ¼ cup ketchup, divided

  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet over medium heat; stir in onion. Cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 4 minutes. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook and stir until tender, about 3 minutes.

  3. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, mushroom mixture, cooked lentils, bread crumbs, almond milk, 2 tablespoons ketchup, flaxseed meal, soy sauce, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until just combined; do not overblend and work in batches if needed. Press mixture into the prepared loaf pan. Brush top with remaining 2 tablespoons ketchup.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

360 Calories
10g Fat
53g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 360
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 777mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 6mg 32%
Potassium 620mg 13%

* 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.