Lentil and Walnut Loaf

Preparation info

  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

  • About

This may smack heavily of the vegetarian - indeed, it is a vegetarian dish - but it is extremely good, lovely on a lunch table with cheese or a salad. It is particularly delicious with a little carpaccio of beef.


  • cups lentils
  • 1 lb tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped (about 2½ cups)
  • Salt and fr


Cook your lentils according to type and package instructions until they are tender. Meanwhile, put the tomatoes in a saucepan with a little water and seasoning, and allow them to reduce to a rough sauce. Add the lemon juice and reduce again.

Drain your lentils and put them in a food processor with all the other ingredients, including the tomato sauce. Work together until you have your d