Tuesday, December 28, 2010
I started with some veggie broth - which is inevitably in my fridge. To that I added some chickpeas I had leftover from a greek wrap. Next I chopped up two small red potatoes that had been destined for hashbrowns that were never made. I also tossed in a handful of campanelle pasta that was used in a pesto side dish the night before. I also had some spinach leaves that I thought would be good in a salad til it got so cold outside. I sauteed them in a bit of oil and salt and tossed them in too. I let is all meld together with some salt and pepper while the taters got tender and the pasta became al dente. Once ready I topped it with a sprinkle of parmesan cheese we had used on spaghetti too.
Who knew I had such an amazing dish laying around in a bunch of leftovers? Take a look around your own kitchen before you run out to the store. See if you can come up with something without spending a dime. I'm certainly glad I did! (And the carnivore is glad I managed to cut the grocery budget too.)
P.S. I am entering this in the Charity Souper Bowl in honor of Miss Kitty.