3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
3-4 cloves garlic, minced, divided
1 large eggplant, sliced and peeled (salted, if desired)
olive oil, as needed
balsamic vinegar, to taste
1 large green pepper, sliced
1 large red pepper, sliced
1 medium zucchini, sliced
1 onion, sliced
vegan parmesan cheese, to taste
1 (6 ounce) can tomato sauce with herbs
1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F. Prepare quinoa. Bring broth and 1 garlic clove to a boil, add quinoa, and simmer for about 15 minutes. Take off heat and let sit.
2. Sprinkle eggplant with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Set aside. Layer the veggies by type, alternating with quinoa and vegan parmesan.
3. Pour tomato sauce on top. Sprinkle with vegan parmesan and bake for about 40 minutes.
Serve with fresh vegan bread.