Special K Loaf Recipe AKA Cottage Cheese Loaf – Porch Light Reading (2024)

September 21, 2020

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Easy Special K Loaf recipe made with Special K cereal. Delicious vegetarian loaf recipe made with cottage cheese, eggs, butter and a few other simple ingredients.

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Growing up SDA this was my comfort food of choice. On those cold New England nights my mother would make us this amazing vegetarian roast simply made with Special K cereal.

The aroma of this vegetarian roast would fill our house and bring everyone in the kitchen asking if dinner was almost ready.

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Although meat was not a staple in my home growing up, it is on our meal menu thoughout the week now. But every once in a while we want a meatless night and even my meat eater of a husband likes this dish!

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Special K Loaf Recipe

Ingredients

  • ½ chopped onion
  • 1- 24oz container of cottage cheese
  • 1 ½ packets of George Washington seasoning/broth(may substituted for ½ packet onion soup mix or vegetarian chicken bouillon)
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 3 ½ cups Special K cereal
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans (optional)
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How To Make

  1. In a large mixing bowl add ½ diced onion, 1-24oz. container of cottage cheese, 1 ½ packets of George Washington Seasoning (substitute available below) 2 eggs beaten, ½ cup melted butter and ¼ chopped pecans (optional). Combine.
  2. Fold in 3 ½ cups of Special K Cereal taking care not to mash the cereal too much.
  3. Using 9×13 baking dish, spray with cooking spray and pour in the Special K mixture.
  4. Cover with tin foiland bake for 45 minutes at 350°.
  5. Uncover and bake at 400° an additional 30 minutes, until golden brown and firm along the top and crispy along the sides.
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Goes Well With

This is the perfect dish for any night of the week. It goes great with a simple garden salad and mashed potatoes. I also like to dip mine in BBQ sauce and other love a simple gravy to pour over the top.

  • Mashed potatoes
  • Baked potatoes with all the fixings
  • Green beans
  • Corn
  • Squash
  • Garden salad
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Recipe Notes and Substitutes– As I’ve mentioned above, you can substitute the George Washington broth for ½ packet of onion soup mix or vegetarian chicken bouillon. George Washington seasoning/broth can be a little hard to find but they do sell it on Amazon, as I’ve linked for you above.

I hope you like this vegetarian loaf recipe made with Special K cereal, as much as my family does!

Special K Loaf Recipe

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Vegetarian Roast – Special K Loaf Recipe

Delicious Special K loaf recipe made with Special K cereal and cottage cheese.

Prep Time10 minutes mins

Cook Time1 hour hr 15 minutes mins

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American

Keyword: dinner, special k, special k loaf, vegetarian loaf, vegetarian roast

Servings: 6

Calories: 317kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ chopped onion
  • 1 24oz container cottage cheese
  • 1 ½ packets George Washington seasoning/broth
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 3 ½ cups Special K cereal
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • In a large mixing bowl combine ½ chopped onion, 24 oz. cottage cheese, 2 beaten eggs, 1/2 cup melted butter, 1 ½ packets of George Washington broth and ¼ cup chopped pecans.

    Folding in 3 ½ cups Special K last.

  • Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray and pour in the mixture.

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  • Cover with tin foil and bake for 45 minutes at 350°.

  • Uncover and bake at 400 degrees for an additional 30 minutes, until brown and firm along the top and sides.

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Notes

You can substitute the George Washington broth for ½ packet of onion soup mix or vegetarian chicken bouillon. George Washington seasoning/broth can be a little hard to find but they do sell it on Amazon.

  • The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will very based on different bands of ingredients used and cooking methods.

Nutrition

Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 363mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 11mg

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