Grilled zucchini is usually assigned the lesser role of a side dish, but adding a hearty grain stuffing upgrades it to a main course. For the filling, quinoa is cooked in a mixture of cashews, garlic, and seasonings that are blended until thick and creamy, then the whole thing is stuffed into hollowed-out zucchini. Sandwich the squash halves together and grill until slightly charred on the outside. Serve with a bright vegetable salad for a healthy and satisfying vegan meal.
Game plan: The cashews need to be soaked for 2 hours before cooking, so plan accordingly.
For the zucchini:
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