This luxury nut roast is a real treat for vegetarians, combining some delicious Gruyere cheese, vegetarian yeast extract and some tasty herbs. You won&'t miss meat this Christmas with this delectable nut roast.
- 250g mixed nuts - 50g each of almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, sesame seeds and cashews
- 400g tin chopped tomatoes
- 100g finely chopped shallot
- 100g Gruyere cheese
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vegetarian yeast extract
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 tsp. dried mint
- 1 tsp. dried sage
- 1 tsp. dried thyme
- 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
- Salt and pepper
Use the butter to grease a loaf tin. Preheat the oven to 180C.
Toast the nuts by placing them all into a dry frying pan until golden, taking care not to let them burn.
Place the nuts into a blender and whiz until finely chopped.
Mix the nuts with the tomatoes, shallots, cheese, egg, yeast extract, lemon juice, mint, sage, thyme, parsley and a good pinch of salt and pepper. Once thoroughly mixed, place into the baking tin.
Cook the nut roast for 55 minutes, until golden brown and firm, then turn out from the tin and serve.