Here's the basic recipe:
At least one cup of ingredients, other than liquid, per person.
Cooked grain: rice, cracked or bulgur wheat, barley, noodles, spaghetti, etc.
Cooked beans: soy, lentils, white, kidney, etc.
Cooked or semi-cooked vegetables: potato, onion, cabbage,eggplant, carrot, green beans, asparagus, etc.
any of the above, or onion, mushroom, tomato, celery, green pepper, nuts, dried fruit
Moisten with: water, stock or cooking liquid, tomato sauce or slices or paste, white or brown sauce
Season with: salt, pepper, herbs, spices, garlic
Top with: bread crumbs, chopped buts
Pour liquid over layered ingredients. Top with toppings. Bake, covered at 350 for one hour, if ingredients are cold or twenty to thirty minutes, if ingredients were heated. Remove from oven and let cool for five to ten minutes.