Volume 30 Issue 21 23 Jul 2021 14 Av 5781

Recipe of the Week

Each week we’ll bring you a tasty recipe passed down by Emanuel families, from the Emanuel School Community Cookbook, The Family Meal. 

From the Kitchen of Nicky Abitz

Vegetable Nut Loaf/Veggie Burgers 


2 cups ground almonds, cashews, or a blend of the two
2 cups cooked brown rice
4 tbsp olive oil
2 cups chopped leeks
1 1/2 cups chopped celery 
1 1/2 cups grated carrots
1/2 cup pitted, chopped kalamata olives
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 tbsp chopped basil
2 1/2 cups parmesan cheese
1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup water
Salad and/or chutney to serve


Preheat oven to 180oC
Boil the brown rice and set aside.
Sauté leeks in olive oil until soft.
Mix boiled rice, ground nuts and leeks together in a large bowl.
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
Press mixture into an oiled baking tray and bake for 60 minutes or until a fork comes out clean.
Serve with salad and a bit of chutney.

For the burgers:

Form the mixture into patties and gently fry in olive oil until golden.

Serves 6-8

You can order the Emanuel School Community Cookbook, The Family Meal, by contacting Ruby Berkovic