Cobb Salad with
Blue Cheese Dressing

The Cobb Salad originated in the 1930’s at the Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles. Refreshing yet satisfying, it’s been a lunchtime staple ever since. My version gets extra flavor from creamy blue cheese dressing.


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1 recipe Blue Cheese Dressing
1 large chicken breast, grilled
3 cups romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1 Haas avocado, sliced
4 strips bacon, fried and crumbled
1 cup watercress leaves
1 tomato, seeded and chopped
2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
1 tablespoon minced scallions

1. Cut the grilled, skinned, and bone chicken breast into bite-size pieces.

2. Divide the lettuce evenly between two large plates.

3. Arrange the blue cheese, avocados, bacon, watercress, chicken, tomatoes, eggs, and scallions decoratively in strips over the lettuce.

4. Pour the dressing over, or serve on the side.

Preparation Time: 
20 minutes.