Cobb Salad with Cucumber-Ranch Dressing

With a quick and creamy cucumber dressing that goes together fast, this classic Cobb makes a perfect summertime meal. Precooked chicken saves time.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Salad

5
cups mixed salad greens
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled, sliced or cubed, and tossed with lemon juice
1
box (9 oz) frozen diced cooked chicken, thawed (1 1/2 cups)
1
cup crumbled blue cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
6
slices cooked bacon, chopped
2
hard-cooked eggs, peeled, coarsely chopped

Dressing

1
cup cucumber ranch dressing
1
small cucumber, seeded and finely chopped (3/4 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 On large serving platter or in 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, arrange salad ingredients in rows or if desired, arrange individual salads on lettuce-lined plates.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Serve dressing with salad or spoon dressing over individual salads.

Expert Tips

Look for the cooked bacon near the luncheon meat at the supermarket. Also, hard-cooked eggs are often available in the deli or dairy department.

A 5 to 7 ounce bag of mixed salad greens will equal about 5 cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
340),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
38%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
135mg
135%;
Sodium
990mg
990%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.