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Make This Chicken Cobb Salad Recipe for a Delicious Lunch Packed With 30g of Protein

For a vegetarian version, substitute seasoned tofu for the chicken and bacon!

Ditch the boring salad routine and elevate your lunch with this chicken Cobb salad recipe. It’s one of my go-to’s for bringing to the office, and the flavors never disappoint. And the textures are just so satisfying too! You’ll love the mix crisp romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, creamy avocado and crumbled blue cheese. What also makes it perfect for hearty appetites? Each serving is loaded with 30 grams of protein.

Even better, this chicken Cobb salad recipe took only 15 minutes to prep — a real win-win. To make it even more convenient, I used store-bought hard-boiled eggs. And the customization possibilities are endless. Feel free to add your favorite vegetables like cucumbers, red onions or bell peppers. Don’t like blue cheese? Substitute it with crumbled feta or goat cheese for a different flavor profile. Let us know your favorite add-ins for a Cobb salad below! And for more fun salad recipes, check out Loaded Baked Potato Salad and Healthy Caesar Salad.

Yields

4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. white vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. Dijon mustard
  • 6 leaves romaine
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 scallions
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs
  • 4 slices cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken, about 8 oz.

Instructions

• In bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, mustard, 1/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper; reserve. Halve romaine lettuce leaves. Peel, pit and halve avocado; slice. Quarter tomatoes. Slice scallions. Peel and slice eggs. Tear bacon into pieces.

• Place romaine on serving plate. Arrange cheese, avocado, tomatoes, chicken, scallions, eggs and bacon in vertical rows over lettuce. Serve with dressing.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 450 kcal
  • Fat: 34 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 9 gram
  • Protein: 30 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 10 gram
  • Fiber: 5 gram
  • Cholesterol: 230 mg
  • Sugar: 3 gram
  • Sodium: 780 mg
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