Mediterranean Nut Roast - Vegetarian

Mediterranean Nut Roast - Vegetarian

16 May 2016

If you're looking for a delicious and wholesome vegetarian meal that's packed with flavor, try this Mediterranean nut roast recipe. With a perfect blend of nuts and veggies, this nut roast adds a touch of Mediterranean flair to your family meal.
  • Recipe
  • Vegetarian





Preparation Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

35 minutes


1 tablespoon olive oil

1 large onion - peeled and finely diced

1 red pepper - deseeded and finely diced

100g courgette - finely diced

2 garlic cloves - minced

225g unroasted cashew nuts - roughly chopped

125g bread crumbs

100g cheddar cheese - grated

3 eggs beaten

250ml vegetable stock

2 tablespoons tomato puree

1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika

1 teaspoon mixed herbs

1 teaspoon oregano

Salt & black pepper


1Preheat the oven to fan-assisted 160C / 180C / gas 4 and line the base and sides of 2lb loaf tin with baking parchment. Lightly oil the parchment paper

2Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat and add in the onion, red pepper, courgette and garlic and fry for about 10 minutes until the vegetables are softened

3Stir in the rest of the ingredients, stir to mix well then spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and press down to flatten the surface

4Cover the mixture with some foil and bake for 20 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for a further 15 minutes until the loaf is firm when pressed gently

5Allow the loaf to cool in the tin for about 10 minutes, and then transfer to a plate, removing the baking parchment, before serving.

Serve it with a juicy salad on warm evenings or pair it with hearty potatoes and roast vegetables for those colder nights. The recipe is simple to make and can be ready in under an hour. Plus, it's versatile and can be customized to your liking with your favorite nuts and veggies. Impress your family and friends with this tasty and nutritious nut roast that's sure to become a new favorite in your recipe collection.