This satisfying vegan meatloaf is prefab from a theme of seasoned chickpeas, toughened up to flawlessness and topped with a sapid maple furnish. It’s not quite a artist dish. It’s modify.
Same lots of separate dishes I never likable as a kid, I figured a vegan type would be a unhazardous bet, so I set out to make one, but I got a minuscule sidetracked, thence the (nigh) classic aspect of this instruction.
Manifestly chickpeas would be a turning from typical meatloaf, but I’m totally penalty with that. I also realized as I was reading dish recipes that most are lidded with ketchup, which didn’t wholesome rattling importunate to me, so I went with a gentle maple candy with a convey of paprika.
For the Chickpea Meatloaf
- 2 carrots, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
- 2-14 oz. cans or 3 1/3 cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 2 tbsp. ground flax seeds
- 2 tbsp. tomato paste
- 1/2 cup unflavored soy or almond milk
- 3 tbsp. vegan Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tbsp. soy sauce or tamari
- 1 tsp. liquid smoke
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper
For the Maple Glaze
- 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp. soy sauce or tamari
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 2 tbsp. maple syrup
- 1 tsp. paprika
- Preheat oven to 375°. Gently oil a 9 advance laze pan.
- Employed in batches if necessary, base all dish ingredients into nutrient processor structure and produce until chickpeas are broken up and ingredients are healthy mixed, stopping to genuflect downed sides of dish as needed. Do not overblend. If employed in batches, dealings apiece pot to a bulky mixing trough when finished and then mix by collection.
- Pressing foodstuff into braced stagnate pan and bake 30 minutes.
- While meatloaf bakes, affect render ingredients unitedly in a petite vessel.
- Remove idle from oven after 30 proceedings and spoon edulcorate overtop of laze. Heat added 20-25 minutes. Remove from oven and grant to turn at lowest 10 proceedings before slip.