Cobb Salad

This Hollywoood-inspired salad of gorgeous greens topped with chicken, bacon, egg, tomato, avocado and blue cheese is kissed by a tempting lemon vinaigrette.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Lemon Vinaigrette

1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup lemon juice
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Salad

6
cups bite-size pieces salad greens
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
3
hard-cooked eggs, chopped
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
1/4
cup crumbled blue cheese (1 oz)
4
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (1/4 cup)
  • 1 In tightly covered container, shake all vinaigrette ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 2 Divide lettuce among 4 salad plates or shallow bowls. Arrange remaining salad ingredients in rows on lettuce. Serve with vinaigrette.

Expert Tips

The traditional way to serve a cobb salad is with the ingredients arranged in rows on lettuce as pictured.

Fry and crumble the bacon, and cook, cool and chop the eggs the night before you plan to serve this satisfying salad.

On a time budget? Look for crumbled blue cheese and ready-to-go salad blends at your grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
(
Calories from Fat
440),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
49g
49%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
230mg
230%;
Sodium
650mg
650%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 4 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.