I am going mushroom hunting again on Friday so we will see if and what I find and then on the weekend it will be the polenta, cream of mushroom soup extravaganza. So until then, since I said lasagna I had to make one. This is mushroom free as it is simply ricotta, pesto, parsley and tomato topped with mozzarella, a very simple dish loaded with flavor and perfect to pack for the kids lunch.
After it came out of the oven I drizzled a little homemade basil oil over the top. Lasagnas give me so much comfort, they remind me of my hungry college days when out of the blue my mom would come to my apartment and surprise me with a big pan of lasagna and she somehow knew that the timing was perfect to ward off my starvation.
This may not look it but this is a 12 ounce hunk.