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    Nut Roast

    Nuts can be enjoyed at any time of year, but they're always particularly popular at Christmas. They make an eye-catching centrepiece for the table, ready to round off a meal or to nibble as a snack. Look out for our attractive gift packs too. Choose from Luxury Mixed Nuts (1kg), Luxury Dried Fruit and Nut Selection (700g) and a range of dried fruit and nut baskets.

    Serves: 4 - 6

    Ingredients

    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 carrots, grated
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 115g chestnut mushrooms
    • 175g cooked brown rice
    • 115g brown breadcrumbs
    • 55g finely chopped almonds
    • 55g finely chopped Brazil nuts
    • 115g grated Cheddar cheese
    • 2 medium eggs
    • 1tbsp fresh oregano
    • 1tbsp basil
    • 1tbsp salt
    • 1tbsp pepper

    Method

    1. Gently fry 1 chopped onion, 2 grated carrots and 1 crushed garlic clove in a little butter for 5 minutes. Add 115g chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped, and cook, stirring frequently, until soft.
    2. Remove from the heat and stir in 175g cooked brown rice, 115g brown breadcrumbs, 55g each of finely chopped almonds and Brazil nuts, 115g grated Cheddar cheese, 2 medium eggs, beaten, 1tbsp each of chopped fresh oregano and basil, salt and pepper.
    3. Bake in a greased 900g loaf tin at 180ºC, gas mark 4 for 1 hour or until browned and firm. Serve hot or cold with fresh tomato sauce.

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