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                            CASHEW MUSHROOM LOAF
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       tb           Vegetable oil
    1       ea           Small onion, chopped
    2       ea           Garlic cloves, crushed
    8       oz           Cashew nuts
    4       oz           Fresh breadcrumbs
    3       md           Parsnips, cooked & mashed
      1/2   ts           Dried rosemary
      1/2   ts           Dried thyme
    1       t            Nutritional yeast (optional)
      1/4   pt           Hot water
    1       ea           Salt & freshly ground pepper
    1       oz           Butter
    8       oz           Mushrooms, chopped
 
   Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 4 or 350F (180C).
   Heat the oil & fry the onion & garlic till soft.
   Grind the cashew nuts, then mix with the breadcrumbs.
   Mix in the mashed parsnips & herbs.  Add the onion,
   being sure to scrape all the juices into the mixture.
   Dissolve the yeast in the water & mix into the
   vegetable & nut mixture.  Season well.
   Melt the butter in a skillet & saute the chopped
   mushrooms until soft. Grease a 2 pound loaf tin then
   press in half the nut mixture, cover with a layer of
   mushrooms & top with the rest of the nut mixture.
   Press in well. Cover with foil & bake for 1 hour.
   When cooked, remove the pan & let stand for 10 minutes
   before turning onto a plate.  Serve hot or cold. Slice
   to serve. Serve with vegetables or a crisp green salad.
  
 
 
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