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Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Photo: Oxmoor House
Total time 25 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/4 of salad and 1/4 cup dressing)
The fresh herbs in the Green Goddess dressing add another dimension of flavor to this classic lunch salad.


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast half, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 (5-ounce) package baby romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 hard-cooked large eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 peeled avocado, cut into 1/3-inch pieces
  • Green Goddess Dressing

Nutrition Information

  • calories 317
  • fat 20.8 g
  • satfat 5.1 g
  • monofat 10.2 g
  • polyfat 3.3 g
  • protein 21.4 g
  • carbohydrate 12 g
  • fiber 5.4 g
  • cholesterol 134 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 676 mg
  • calcium 164 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 2 cups water and garlic to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add chicken; remove from heat, and let stand 8 minutes or until done. Remove chicken from pan, using a slotted spoon; pat dry with paper towels. Place on a plate, and cool completely.

  2. While chicken cooks, prepare Green Goddess Dressing.

  3. Place lettuce on a platter. Arrange chicken, tomatoes, and next 4 ingredients (through avocado) over lettuce, alternating ingredients. Serve with dressing.

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