Cobb Salad and Dressing

Cobb Salad and Dressing

A bed of lettuces served with fresh tomatoes, turkey bacon, grilled chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, crumbled cheese, and green onions. Top with dressing (recipe included) and enjoy!

Yield: 

4 large servings

Ingredients: 

Cobb Salad Ingredients:

1/2 head Iceberg lettuce, chopped
1 large head Romaine lettuce, chopped*
2 tomatoes, diced
6 strips turkey bacon, cooked until crisp and chopped into small pieces
2 grilled chicken breasts (can be hot or cold), sliced thinly
3 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and diced
1 large avocado, diced
1/2 cup crumbled Roquefort or bleu cheese
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

Original Cobb Salad Dressing Ingredients:

1/4 cup water
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon dry English mustard
1 small garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
3/4 cup vegetable oil (or light olive oil)

Instructions: 

1. Make the salad dressing by whisking or blending together the dressing ingredients. Mix well!

2. In a large bowl, toss together the lettuces with enough dressing to coat. This should take about 1 cup of the dressing. Arrange lettuce either on 4 large serving plates or in a large shallow serving bowl.

3. Place the toppings in strips across the lettuce, as pictured: tomatoes, bacon, chicken, eggs, avocado, and bleu cheese. Sprinkle green onions over the top of the salad.

Serve salad with additional dressing on the side, if desired.

Cobb Salad and Dressing

Cobb Salad and Dressing

Additional Notes: 

*Original recipe includes a bunch of watercress and chicory (reduce Romaine to 1/2 a head).

This recipe was sent to me from a reader, Debbie. Original recipe for Cobb salad and dressing are by Robert Cobb.

Cobb Salad and Dressing

Preparation Time: 

35 minutes

Cooking Time: 

~20 minutes (chicken and bacon)

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