Lukas Volger, a longtime enthusiast of veggie burgers and vegetarian cuisine, has worked for many years at food establishments in New York City and in his native Idaho as a baker, caterer, prep cook, server, and occasional dishwasher. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Every week Recipe Monday features a brand-new recipe from one of our authors perfect for Meatless Monday.

This is a hearty, dinner party-worthy, visually arresting dish that’s well worth all the effort. I’ve adapted it from a recipe in Annie Somerville’s rightfully beloved vegetarian cookbook Fields of Greens—I cut the dairy back by half and swapped a few ingredients to accommodate what I had on hand the first time I made it. You should feel free to do the same, though I do find that this dish has exactly the right amount of richness for my palate. To feed a crowd, double the recipe and use an 13 x 18 sheet pan. Continue reading