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Chicken Cobb Salad

Chicken Cobb Salad
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
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4 servings

Bacon, blue cheese, avocado, and chicken are all ingredients in the classic Cobb salad. Serve with a chilled summer soup or sandwich for a light and refreshing meal.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast cutlets
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 cups mixed greens
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup fat-free Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 bacon slice, cooked and crumbled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 263
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 8 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 3.2 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 37.9 g
  • carbohydrate 8.9 g
  • fiber 3.7 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 606 mg
  • calcium 89 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side or until done. Cut into 1/2-inch slices.

    Preparing Avocados
  2. Combine greens, tomatoes, avocado, and onions in a large bowl. Drizzle greens mixture with dressing; toss gently to coat. Arrange about 2 cups greens mixture on each of 4 salad plates. Top each serving with 4 ounces chicken, 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese, and about 1/2 teaspoon bacon.