Archive for April, 2012

April 14, 2012

Memory Lane: Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna

I haven’t been in the mood to cook for a while. For the last few weeks, Mike and I ate dinner out and ordered delivery (many) more times than I care to admit. I’m not sure if it’s because we both lacked the energy to schlep food home from the grocery store six blocks away or if we just haven’t had the desire to cook after work.  Probably both.

I finally jumped back into cooking with a recipe that I love. One of Mama Pea‘s famous veg*n recipes (vegan or vegetarian, depending on whether you use real or mock cheese) has become a go-to in this household. For our second trip down memory lane, I’d like to share Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna.

These pictures were taken back in October during my first attempt at the dish.  I’ve since made it five or six times and have yet to be disappointed. Instead of pasta, the recipe calls for long, thin slices of zucchini layered with marinara sauce and a quinoa mixture.

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