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Vegan Haggis (vegan)
MelanieSpiller and Coloratura Consulting
Yield: 10 servings Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 1 hour 1 TBLSP vegetable oil1 medium onion, finely chopped1 small carrot, finely chopped5 fresh mushrooms, finely chopped3 cups vegetable broth (or water)1/3 cup dry red (or green) lentils2 TBLSP canned kidney beans—drained, rinsed, and mashed3 TBLSP ground peanuts2 TBLSP ground hazelnuts (I used walnuts and it was great2 TBLSP soy sauce2 TBLSP lemon juice1 ½ teaspoons dried thyme1 teaspoon dried rosemarySalt and pepper (your choice of proportions1 1/3 cup steel cut oats1 TBLSP flax soaked in 2 TBLSP warm water for 5 minutes (or a beaten egg, but the binding agent isn’t really necessary at all) Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat, and sauté the onion 5 minutes, until tender. Mix in carrot and mushrooms, and continue cooking 5 minutes. Stir in broth, lentils, kidney beans, peanuts, hazelnuts, soy sauce, and lemon juice. Season with thyme, rosemary, cayenne pepper, and mixed spice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in oats, cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a 5x9 inch baking pan. Stir the flax mixture (or egg) into the saucepan. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking pan. Bake 30 minutes, until firm. Nutrition Facts: Per Serving: 163 calories; 5.6 g fat; 22.5 g carbohydrates; 6.6 g protein; 19 mg cholesterol; 176 mg sodium.