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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 2.89 / 5 (45 votes)

Prep time:
15 min
Cook time:
45 min

Nut roast is a simple vegetarian recipe made with onion. almonds, cashew nuts, breadcrumbs and rosemary


1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and brush a 700ml loaf tin with oil and line with baking paper.

2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and fry over a medium heat, stirring, for 3–4 minutes until soft. Stir in the almonds, cashew nuts, breadcrumbs, stock, lemon zest, lemon juice and rosemary. Season to taste with salt and pepper and stir well to mix.

3. Press the mixture into the prepared tin, brush with oil and bake in the preheated oven for 30–35 minutes, until golden brown and firm. Turn out and serve hot, garnished with rosemary sprigs, lemon slices and extra black pepper.

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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 100 g cashew nuts, finely chopped
  • 55 g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 100 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 small lemon, finely grated zest and juice, plus extra wedges to serve
  • 1 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped, plus extra sprigs to garnish

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