Cobb Salad

Layers of hard boiled eggs, bacon, blue cheese, tomatoes and avocado make up the classic Cobb Salad. This attractive salad would make a beautiful addition to your Easter table.

You can modify the ingredients to your liking, use turkey bacon, add cucumbers, carrots, whatever you like.

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Cobb Salad

4
Freestyle Points
172
Calories
Yield: 8 servings
COURSE: Lunch, Side Dish
CUISINE: American

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 head of Boston lettuce, or Iceberg, coarsely chopped
  • 2 hard-boiled large eggs, separated, whites and yolks finely chopped
  • 5 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 ripe hass avocado, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 6 oz chicken breast, cooked and diced
  • 2 to matoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese reduced fat

Red Wine Tomato Vinaigrette

  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp minced shallot

Instructions

For the Red Wine Tomato Vinaigrette:

  • Chop tomato in food processor.
  • Add crushed garlic, vinegar, lemon juice, water, dijon mustard, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Pulse a few times until smooth.
  • Add chopped shallot and mix to blend.
  • Set aside to allow the flavors to blend well.

For the Salad:

  • Arrange chopped lettuce on the bottom of a large platter.
  • Layer the chicken, bacon, tomato, egg and avocado in neat rows over the greens.
  • Top with this tomato vinaigrette.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/8, Calories: 172kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 11.1g, Fat: 12.4g, Saturated Fat: 3.1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 69.7mg, Sodium: 244.9mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1.4g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 4