Individual Chicken Cobb Salads with Blue Cheese Dressing

A pretty presentation for an afternoon with friends, these mini-Cobbs have all the good stuff--avocado, chicken, bacon, and a creamy blue cheese dressing.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Dressing

1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
3
tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
3
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)

Salads

8
cups mixed salad greens
2
packages (5 oz each) sliced smoked chicken breast, chopped
4
hard-cooked eggs, quartered
1
medium ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
2
medium tomatoes, chopped
1/4
cup bacon flavor bits or chips
  • 1 In small bowl, beat mayonnaise, yogurt, vinegar and garlic with wire whisk. Stir in blue cheese. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 2 Just before serving, arrange greens on 4 salad plates. Top with remaining salad ingredients. Drizzle dressing over salads.
  • 3 If desired, sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    300),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    265mg
    265%;
    Sodium
    1330mg
    1330%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    130%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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