Quorn Pieces and Chestnut Loaf…

  Quorn Pieces and Chestnut Loaf. Perfect for a meat-free Christmas treat.

Are you looking for a meat-free treat over Christmas?

Quorn Pieces and Chestnut Loaf anyone?
Serves: 4

Time: 65 minutes
Calories: 267 per serving


  • 300g Quorn Pieces
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1 ½ tsp dried sage
  • 200g mixed mushrooms, cleaned and diced
  • 1 vegetable stock cube, dissolved in 50ml hot water
  • 100g wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 60g cranberries
  • 80g pre-prepared ambient packed chestnuts, diced
  • Season with cracked black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/ 380F/ Gas Mark 5. Line a 2lb loaf tin with greased proof paper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat and cook the onions for 4 minutes. Add the Quorn Pieces, garlic and sage then continue to cook for a further 3 minutes, then add the mushrooms and stock and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cook for a few minutes.
  3. Place half of the mixture into a blender and pulse for 1 minute. Add back into the pan along with the breadcrumbs, egg, cranberries and chestnuts and mix well. Season to taste.
  4. Place the mixture into the lined loaf tin pressing firmly down. Cover with greaseproof paper and bake for 30 minutes, remove the top layer of paper and bake for a further 20 minutes.
  5. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  6. Serve with freshly steamed vegetables.

Recipe courtesy of Quorn Meat Free

What do you think of this meat-free  Quorn Pieces and Chestnut Loaf?

Fancy trying a slice?

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As always, please leave your thoughts in the comments below ↷

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Quorn Mince & Lentil Bites.

Quorn Pieces Festive Roll.

How To Make Meat-free Quorn Mini Quiche Lorraine.


Hi, I am Claire and I created Claire Justine in 2011. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them. Please leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.



  1. Daphne Bryson
    November 20, 2017 / 10:37 am

    Good Morning Claire Justine, I have been looking for an interesting meat free recipe to serve to a family member over Christmas time and you have just hit the spot.Looking at the photograph, the quorn could be mistaken for chicken. I love the fact that the quorn and chestnut loaf is full of wonderful ingredients.I have pinned this recipe to make before Christmas…. I always like to have a run through first before I serve a new recipe.Best WishesDaphne

    • Clairejustine oxox
      November 28, 2017 / 10:20 am

      Hi Daphne, thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoy the recipe. Thanks for the pin 🙂

  2. Anonymous
    December 17, 2017 / 10:07 am

    Please can you tell me if the cranberries are fresh/uncooked

    • Clairejustine oxox
      December 18, 2017 / 9:47 am

      Hi, thanks for stopping by. You can use fresh, dried or frozen cranberries depending on your own preference 🙂

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