Walnut Brown Rice Loaf

Recipe -- Walnut Brown Rice Loaf

 

This healthy, low fat, rice loaf is very tasty indeed and has everything needed for a well balanced, nutritious meal. It is served with an easy to prepare walnut parsley gravy to add that extra touch and is delicious served with a fresh garden salad or good old mashed potato and veggies.

Loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 small stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • ¼ cup minced parsley
  • ¾ cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup rolled oats.
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon each of basil, oregano and garlic granules

Method

Process walnuts in blender.

Sauté the celery, parsley and onions in oil in a non stick pan.

Add water, a spoonful at a time, if needed to prevent sticking.

Cook until parsley wilts a little bit and onions are translucent.

Process in blender.

Add walnuts, vegetables and rest of ingredients to the rice and mix.

Place in an oiled casserole dish.

Bake at 180°C for 30 mins.

Serve with Walnut Parsley Gravy.

Walnut Parsley Gravy

Ingredients

  • ½ cup walnut pieces
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 2 ½ tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

Method

Blend ingredients.

Put in saucepan over low heat.

Stir until thickened.

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