Cobb Salad with Barbecue-Ranch Dressing

This dressing also makes a tasty dipping sauce for fried chicken tenders and wings.


Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 25 Minutes


1 large head romaine lettuce, shredded
1 pound chopped smoked chicken
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
3 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 large avocados
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 bunch green onions, sliced
1 (4-oz.) package crumbled blue cheese
6 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled


1. Layer first 4 ingredients on a large serving platter.

2. Peel and chop avocados; toss with lemon juice.

3. Layer avocado, green onions, crumbled blue cheese, and crumbled bacon over salad. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 8 hours. Serve with Barbecue-Ranch Dressing.