1 ½ cup tofu                                                        dash pepper

2 tsp sesame oil                                                oil

1 garlic, pressed                                                1 cup bread crumbs

1 leek, chopped (may substitute onion and parsley)

2 cups cooked quinoa                                       1 cup milk (dairy or soy)

1 tsp salt, or 2 tsp tamari                                   ½ cup cheese, grated

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Working with ½ cup tofu at a time, squeeze out water using both hands. Set aside. Heat a large skillet or wok and add oil. Add garlic and then leek and sauté until lightly browned. Add quinoa, then tofu, and sauté each for 2 minutes. Season with salt (or tamari) and pepper.

Oil casserole dish. Add ½ cup bread crumbs and rotate casserole dish until the bread crumbs evenly coat the dish. Gently add the quinoa mixture. Press a well in the center of the quinoa and pour in milk. Cover with remaining bread crumbs and cheese. Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Remove cover and continue to bake until cheese is nicely browned.

Serves: 5

(Recipe retrieved from www.quinoa.net)

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