Cashew nut roast

Cashew nut roast


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About this recipe: This cashew nut roast is an easy and really delicious vegetarian main course that serves four generously.

splatky Middlesex, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 50g butter or margarine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon wholemeal flour
  • 300g cashew nuts, finely chopped
  • 50g wholemeal breadcrumbs (regular work just as well)
  • 500g puff pastry
  • 100g carrots, grated
  • 100g courgettes, grated

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
  2. Melt butter and fry onion for 5 minutes till soft.
  3. Add thyme, flour and 300ml (1/2 pint) of water. Stir till thickened, remove from heat. Add nuts, breadcrumbs, seasoning, allow to cool.
  4. Roll out the pastry to a rectangle 38x25cm (15x10 in). Place half the mixture in centre. Cover with grated carrots and courgettes and top with remaining nut mixture.
  5. Brush edges of pastry with water. Wrap round the filling and place on a dampened tray.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven.

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Reviews (14)


Many thanks for a great recipe. Being a normal carnivore, I've never envisaged myself ever doing a nut roast but this one is super. Relatively easy to do, although I would add, dont pile the stuffing along the middle of the pastry. Move it to a 1/3 down and fold the largest empty area of pastry over. Had to push the stuffing back in when uising the half-way line. Would give it 9.5out of 10. - 20 Nov 2011


Absolutely fab! And easy to make! - 22 Oct 2011


yum yum loved it so did the non veggie family - 05 Apr 2014

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