Chef Marc Meyer's first book, Brunch, offers outrageously good recipes from his first Manhattan restaurant, Five Points. This quick and healthy pasta with chickpeas in a piquant lemon-Parmesan cheese sauce epitomizes his unfussy, ingredient-centric style. More Fast Pasta Recipes
The sauce here pairs well with a crisp Northern Italian white, particularly Pinot Bianco, since the grape often has earthy, musky notes that go well with cheese. Open a bottling from the Collio region.