“This is a wonderful vegetarian recipe. Every time I make it it comes out a little different, but always delicious! I think it comes from Rose Elliot's book "Not just a load of old lentils"”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 450 g cleaned mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk powder
  • 125 g chopped nuts, - i like brazils or 125 g cashews
  • 225 g soft breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon marmite or 1 teaspoon yeast extract
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven Gas mark 4/180 degrees centigrade/ 350 degrees farenheit.
  2. Chop mushrooms roughly.
  3. Peel and chop onion. Fry onion in the sunflower oil in a large saucepan for 7 minutes, until soft.
  4. Add mushrooms and fry for a further 3 minutes. Add marmite/yeast extract to pan and allow to melt slightly.
  5. Add all remaining ingredients, stir well, and season to taste.
  6. Grease a 1 pound loaf tin generously. Spoon in mix. Press down well. Bake for one hour.
  7. Serve in slices, with vegetarian gravy.

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