Thursday, January 19, 2012

Chickpea Piccata and Kale Salad

The Chef: Jennifer

The Menu: Chickpea Piccata over a bed of orzo with a marinated kale salad with carrots and mushrooms.

The Goods: I love chickpeas. I think they are the perfect bean. So when I made Isa Chandra Moskowitz's Chickpea Piccata for dinner a few nights ago, I was in love. Instead of arugula, I added in a big pile of spinach. She suggests pouring them over Caulipots (a combination of cauliflower and potatoes), but instead I cooked up some orzo and poured my piccata on top. I just learned from VN Editorial Assistant Hilary Pollack's online article, 11 More Must-Have Vegan iPhone Apps, that Moskowitz has a free vegan cupcakes app. I think it's best if I pretend that doesn't exist.

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