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Grilled Cobb Salad

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Here’s a scrumptious cheesy salad featuring chicken, bacon and veggies flavored with vinaigrette dressing layered on a lettuce - a perfect hearty dinner.

Chicken

1 1/4
lb. boneless skinless chicken breast halves
3
tablespoons purchased balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing

Salad

2
eggs
6
cups torn romaine lettuce
1
tomato, halved, thinly sliced
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2
cup drained baby corn (about 8 from 14-oz. can), rinsed
6
slices precooked bacon slices (from 2.1 or 2.8-oz. pkg.), cut into 1-inch pieces
2
green onions, diagonally thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup)
1 1/3
oz. (1/3 cup) crumbled blue cheese
2/3
cup purchased balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. When ready to grill, place chicken on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center, turning and brushing frequently with 3 tablespoons salad dressing. Discard any remaining dressing. Remove chicken from grill; place on plate. Cover; cool at least 30 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place eggs in small saucepan. Add enough water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Drain; rinse with cold water. Place eggs in bowl of ice water; let stand 10 minutes.
  • 3 To serve, cut chicken crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Peel eggs; cut into slices. Arrange lettuce on large serving platter. Arrange chicken, eggs, tomato, avocado, corn and bacon over greens. Sprinkle with onions and blue cheese. Serve with 2/3 cup salad dressing.

Expert Tips

To broil chicken, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once and brushing with 3 tablespoons salad dressing during last 2 minutes of cooking on each side.

1n 1936, Robert Cobb created his namesake salad at the famous Brown Derby Restaurant in Hollywood. Our version includes baby corn on the cob – no pun, but a tribute, intended.

Cobb salad is a classic composed salad in which the ingredients are not tossed together but attractively arranged on the dinner plate. The dressing is drizzled over most composed salads.

A whole turkey tenderloin can be used in place of the chicken. Be sure to cook the tenderloin until it is no longer pink in the center.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
700
% Daily Value
Total Fat
49g
75%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Cholesterol
210mg
70%
Sodium
1420mg
59%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Protein
41g
41%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 9 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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