Cobb Salad

2020-04-26
  • Yield : 1
  • Servings : 1
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 20m
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    675
  • Calories From Fat

    421
  • Total Fat

    48g
  • Saturated Fat

    11g
  • Trans Fat

    0g
  • Cholesterol

    350mg
  • Sodium

    970mg
  • Carbohydrates

    13g
  • Dietary Fiber

    8g
  • Sugar

    5g
  • Added Sugar

    0g
  • Protein

    52g
  • Serving Size:

    1 salad

A Cobb or Chef’s Salad is an excellent source of fiber and protein.

What’s the difference between a Cobb or Chef’s Salad? Primarily the size. A Chef’s Salad is usually served as part of a meal while a Cobb Salad can be a lunch or dinner entree. You can think of a Cobb salad as a complete meal in a plate. Both use many of the same ingredients:

  • Lettuce or other leafy greens
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Ham
  • Turkey or chicken
  • Roast beef
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • Cheese
  • Olives
  • Roasted bell peppers
  • Green beans or bean salad
  • Avocado
  • Salad dressing

While many people believe salads are high carb, a Cobb or Chef’s Salad is very low carb. The pictured salad has 13 grams of total carbs and 5 grams of net carbs.

Ingredients

  • About 2 cups (60 g) lettuce or salad greens
  • 2 tbsp (60 ml) vinaigrette or other salad dressing
  • 2 oz (56 g) sliced cucumber
  • 1 (70 g) roma tomato, diced
  • 1 (10 g) cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1 hard cooked egg, quartered or sliced
  • 2 green or black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup (22 g) cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 small (50 g) avocado, sliced or diced
  • 4 oz (113 g) cooked chicken or turkey breast meat
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

Step 1

Arrange the lettuce or greens in the middle of a dinner plate. Drizzle with about half of the salad dressing. Arrange the rest of the ingredients and drizzle with remaining salad dressing.