Swirls of garlicky potatoes accent this protein packed bean loaf. This is a very delicious recipe. One of our favorite yummies. Try it and enjoy.

Veggie Type: Vegan

Prep Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 45 mins
Servings: 6
2 potatoes, peeled, and boiled
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon oil
2 carrots, finely chopped
2 stalks celery
2 cups black beans
1/2 cup vegetable broth or water
1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped
Salt or soy sauce to taste

1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, mash potatoes and 1/2 of the garlic together.
2. In small skillet, sauté onion in oil until translucent. Add carrots and celery, cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until soft.
3. In a blender or processor, puree beans, broth, crumbs, and remaining garlic. Mix in cooked vegetables and parsley. Season with salt or soy sauce.
4. Press some bean mixture into greased 9-x5-inch loaf pan. Press in a layer of potatoes, and alternate with beans mixture, until layered loaf is formed. Bake for 1 hour, or until firm and slightly crusty.
Makes 1 loaf, enough for 6 to 8 sandwiches.


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