Easy Vegan Lentil Loaf With Flaxseed Flour 

This vegan lentil loaf is so delicious and totally plant based! It’s so flavorful and packed with nutrition. It’s great for meal prep or even a holiday meal. You have to check out this recipe for lentil loaf! 

The reason why vegan lentil loaf is so healthy is because of these plant based ingredients. Lentils are legumes whose seeds grow in pods. They are rich in the following nutrients: protein, fiber, and thiamine. Also niacin, vitamin B6, and folate. 

This recipe for lentil loaf is also rich in pantothenic acid, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus, and potassium. And last but not least, lentils provide zinc, copper, and manganese. Other ingredients for this loaf include 2 cups vegetable broth and 3/4 cup flaxseed meal. 

More ingredients you will need for this vegan lentil loaf include ⅓ cup water, 1/4 cup ketchup, and 1/2 cup shredded carrots. Also 1/2 cup shredded cabbage, 2 cloves garlic, and 1 tsp baking soda. Don’t forget 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tbsp salt, 1/2 tbsp pepper, and 1 tsp onion powder. 

This plant based dish is delicious and so healthy.

recipe for vegan lentil loaf
recipe for vegan lentil loaf

Other seasoning for my recipe for lentil loaf includes 1 tsp black garlic powder, 1 tsp dried thyme, and 1 tsp dried Basil. Flax seed meal is a great flour replacement. It’s packed with fiber, lignans, and omega 3. People add it to smoothies, soups, and salads often. 

In order to make this vegan dish first chop up the garlic carrots and cabbage in a food processor. Then add in the ketchup and spices in order to blend them in the easiest way. Next, mix this up with the lentils, water, vegetable broth in a large mixing bowl. 

The next direction for vegan lentil loaf is to add the flaxseed meal, baking soda, and baking powder. Line the bread pan with parchment paper and bake it for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F! Add guacamole to the top!

Don’t like flaxseed? Try one of these: 6 Flour Replacements For Baking

Vegan Lentil Loaf

I adore this simple plant based dish with lentils, flaxseed meal, and avocado on top!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, asian
Keyword antioxidants, baking, cheap, dinner, gluten free, holidays, oven baked, plant based recipes, whole foods
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
resting time 15 minutes
Total Time 57 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 162 kcal
Author admin


  • 1 cup lentils dry
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ¾ cup flaxseed meal
  • cup water
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp block garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried basil


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F 

  2. Combine garlic, carrots, and cabbage in the food processor and blend until shredded into tiny pieces 

  3. Then add the ketchup and seasonings and blend again to thoroughly combine these ingredients 

  4. Combine them in a large mixing bowl with lentils, vegetable broth, and water and stir

  5. Stir in the flaxseed meal, baking soda, and baking powder 

  6. Line a bread pan with parchment paper 

  7. Bake the loaf for 30 minutes

  8. Allow it to rest for 15 minutes

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

Servings: 8

Amount per serving

Calories 162

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4.2g 5%

Saturated Fat 0.6g 3%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 1317mg 57%

Total Carbohydrate 21.1g 8%

Dietary Fiber 5.9g 21%

Total Sugars 2.6g

Protein 9.5

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 54mg 4%

Iron 5mg 30%

Potassium 407mg 9