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Cobb Salad

Cobb Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
The classic cobb salad includes chicken, bacon, egg, tomato, avocado and blue cheese tossed with a tangy lemon vinaigrette. Whether you are looking for a way to use up leftover chicken or just want to avoid turning on the stove, this salad is sure to satisfy!
Updated March 7, 2017

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)

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
440
Total Fat
49g
76%
Saturated Fat
10g
52%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
230mg
77%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
820mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
6g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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