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Cobb Salad (Any Which Way You Wish)

  • Author: Meagan
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes


This is another post that’s getting it’s space so that this amazing salad and all of it’s fabulous variations are never forgotten when I’m racking my brain for a dinner plan.  According to Wikipedia, ‘The Cobb salad is a main-dish American garden salad typically made with chopped salad greens (iceberg lettuce, watercress, endives and romaine lettuce), tomato, crisp bacon, boiled, grilled or roasted (but not fried) chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, chives, Roquefort cheese, and red-wine vinaigrette.’  Our family loves ranch dressing, creamy buttermilk herb dip or blue cheese dressing, though a lemon vinaigrette works in a pinch.  We really love Brock’s pulled pork…or his smoked salmon…or shrimp, roasted chick peas  – you get the idea? And if you really want to get fancy, whip up a few deviled eggs to take it all to another level.  We’ve also all tucked into a Cobb for breakfast, and it works well for a crowd – let everyone make up their own bowl! – enjoy!


Cobb Salad (Any Which Way You Wish)

chopped greens – we like a mix of really green and really crunchy

chopped tomatoes and avocado slices

lots of very crispy bacon and chopped boiled eggs

your favorite cheese – we love blue, brie, smoked cheddar and feta

your favorite protein – chicken is the norm but lightly spiced shrimp is also a family favorite

your favorite dressing – often to keep it quick I use a simple vinaigrette, but this is another easy one

chopped chives or herbs for garnish


Have everything cooked, chopped and prepped and then line each bowl with a healthy handful of greens.  Top with all of your goodies – any which way you wish – and then drizzle on your favorite dressing and live happily ever after.

  • Category: Salad,One-pot Meal


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