Vegan Meatloaf

Vegan Meatloaf


Elevate your plant-based dining experience with our delectable Savory Lentil and Oat Vegan Meatloaf. Bursting with wholesome ingredients and robust flavors, this cruelty-free alternative redefines the classic meatloaf, offering a nutritious and satisfying dish for both vegans and non-vegans alike.

Ingredients: Our vegan meatloaf boasts a harmonious blend of cooked lentils, oats, aromatic vegetables, and a medley of carefully selected spices. From the earthy goodness of lentils to the hearty texture of oats, each component contributes to a protein-packed, fiber-rich masterpiece that stands as a testament to the versatility of plant-based cuisine.

Preparation: To craft this culinary delight, combine cooked lentils, oats, finely chopped onion, minced garlic, grated carrot, celery, and bell pepper. Bind it all together with a savory mixture of tomato sauce, soy sauce, tomato paste, and an expertly curated blend of thyme, oregano, and smoked paprika. Seasoned to perfection, the result is a delectable mixture ready to be molded into the perfect loaf.

Baking and Glazing: As the oven preheats to 375°F (190°C), the meatloaf takes shape in a greased loaf pan. A symphony of flavors intensifies as it bakes, achieving a golden-brown crust that encases the tender, savory core. Elevating this creation is a luscious glaze, combining ketchup, maple syrup, and balsamic vinegar, offering a sweet and tangy finish that tantalizes the taste buds.

Customization and Culinary Creativity: Feel free to infuse your personality into this recipe by experimenting with additional herbs, spices, or favorite vegetables. Whether you’re a seasoned vegan chef or a novice exploring plant-based options, this recipe invites creativity in the kitchen.

Conclusion: Our Savory Lentil and Oat Vegan Meatloaf transcends expectations, proving that plant-based dining can be both nutritious and indulgent. With its hearty texture, rich flavors, and eye-catching presentation, this vegan meatloaf is a testament to the endless possibilities within the world of cruelty-free cuisine. Embrace the delicious revolution and savor the satisfaction of a compassionate meal that leaves an enduring impression on your palate.

Best Vegan Meatloaf


For the Meatloaf:

  • 2 cups cooked lentils (green or brown), drained
  • 1 cup oats (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked lentils, oats, chopped onion, minced garlic, grated carrot, chopped celery, and chopped bell pepper.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the tomato sauce, soy sauce or tamari, tomato paste, thyme, oregano, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. Add the wet mixture to the lentil mixture and stir until well combined.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a greased or lined loaf pan, pressing it down evenly.
  6. In a small bowl, mix together the ketchup, maple syrup or agave nectar, and balsamic vinegar to create the glaze.
  7. Spread the glaze over the top of the meatloaf.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for about 45-50 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the inside is cooked through.
  9. Allow the meatloaf to cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.