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Cranberry and Cashew Nut Roast

This delicious alternative to a Christmas turkey, can be enjoyed all year round.

You might not be able to get dried cranberries outside of the festive period. So, to keep that sweet sour pop, try replacing the cranberries with dried apricots

Swap the nuts for salted peanuts, walnuts, almonds, or any other nuts you fancy

 

A slice of cranberry nut roast

Cranberry and Cashew Nut roast

A delicious alternative to a turkey
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Freezes Well, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 64p
Calories: 511kcal
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps oil for frying,
  • 320 g onions chopped
  • 2 tsps garlic powder
  • 100 g oats
  • 85 g dried cranberries soaked in 60 ml hot water in a mug
  • 280 ml stock made with a chicken or vegetable stock cube
  • 180 g cashew nuts chopped
  • splash wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Toast the cashew pieces lightly in a frying pan without any oil, for 1-2 minutes until the nuts begin to brown gently. Tip them out and put to one side.
  • Fry the onion in the oil for about five minutes or until soft. Add the garlic. Cook for a few more minutes.
  • Simmer slowly for two or three minutes.
  • Stir in the nuts, cranberries, vinegar and seasoning.
  • Sprinkle the oats on top. Stir well.
  • Add the stock and cranberry water, stirring all the time.
  • Spoon the mix into a greased or lined 2lb loaf tin. Bake for 25 mins at Gas Mark 5.
  • Click here to start a 25 minute timer

Notes

 
 
 
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Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry and Cashew Nut roast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 511 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 292mg13%
Potassium 522mg15%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 149IU3%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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