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Bibb Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

Elizabeth Winslow

·

June 16, 2019

Servings

4

Difficulty

Easy

Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

These crispy chickpeas will make you forget all about croutons.

Cool, crunchy Bibb lettuce is your backdrop for warm, crispy, za-atar-spiced chickpeas that are about to be your newest obssesion. The wise cook will make a double batch, as it's nearly impossible to keep from snacking on every last one while you whip up a creamy tahini vinaigrette to finish it off.

INGREDIENTS

1 head

Bibb lettuce, wash, dried & leaves separated

1 c

chickpeas (canned are fine), cooked

1/2 c

olive oil, divided

1 Tbsp

za'atar

1

lemon, juiced

2 tsp

honey

1 Tbsp

tahini

INSTRUCTIONS
Step 1

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 cup olive oil and heat until shimmering. Drain and dry chickpeas and add to skillet with za'atar and a generous pinch of salt.

Step 2

Cook chickpeas, stirring and tossing until they are crispy. Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels. Set aside.

Step 3

Make the vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together tahini, 1/4 cup olive oil, juice of 1 lemon, honey, and (if needed) a drizzle of water to loosen to pourable consistency.

Step 4

Stack Bibb leaves on a serving platter, scatter crispy chickpeas on top, and drizzle with dressing.

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