Chestnut, Walnut and Red Wine Loaf

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Title: Chestnut, Walnut and Red Wine Loaf
Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Main Dishes, Christmas, Vegetarian


1 oz Margarine
1 Onion, peeled & chopped
1 Celery stalk, finely chopped
4 Garlic cloves, crushed
12 oz Roughly mashed fresh
-- chestnuts
12 oz Cashew nuts, grated
4 oz Walnuts, grated
1/2 c Red wine or stock
3 tb Chopped fresh parsley
1 tb Brandy or lemon juice
1/2 ts Hungarian paprika
1/2 ts Thyme
1/2 ts Basil
Salt & pepper

Tomato slices
Lemon slices
Parsley sprigs

Set oven to 375F, 190C Gas 5. Grease & line a 2lb loaf pan with a long
strip of waxed paper. Fry onion & celery in margarine for 7 minutes then
add the garlic & coo a further 3 minutes. Remove from heat & add remaining
ingredients. Season well with salt & pepper. Turn mixture into waxed paper
lined loaf pan. Cover with foil & bake for 1 hour. Remove foil & cook
another 15 minutes until the loaf is firm in the centre. Remove loaf from
the oven & allow to stand 3 to 4 minutes. Loosen the edges with a knife &
turn loaf out onto a serving platter. Garnish with tomato, lemon & parsley.

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