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Cobb Salad For One

Quick and easy Cobb Salad Recipe - this single serving Cobb Salad is filled with tender chicken, crisp bacon, blue cheese crumbles, tomatoes, avocados, and a hard boiled egg piled high on top of salad greens. A fabulous lunch or dinner filled with flavor!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salad
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 398kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Romaine or Iceberg lettuce , cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 slices cooked bacon , crumbled
  • 1 large hard boiled egg , peeled and chopped
  • 1 small tomato , chopped
  • 1 4-ounce cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast , chopped
  • 1/2 small avocado chopped

For The Vinaigrette

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Arrange the lettuce over a large plate. Top with the blue cheese, bacon, egg, tomato, chicken, and avocado.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder. Drizzle over the salad and enjoy immediately.

Notes

To quickly cook the chicken: Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a small non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken on both sides with 1/8 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper. Cook the chicken for 4 minutes on one side; flip the chicken over and cook the second side for another 4-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
Pro Tip: Alternatively, you could use rotisserie chicken or chicken leftover from a previous recipe.
To make easy peel hard boiled eggs, follow this foolproof method:
Place the egg or eggs in a small saucepan. Fill the pan with water so that there is 1-inch of water covering the egg(s). Heat on high and bring to a boil.
Turn off the heat and leave the pan on the burner; cover for 12 minutes.
With a slotted spoon, remove the egg(s) and transfer to a boil of ice water. Let them cool for 4-5 minutes.
The peels should come right off.
The chicken, bacon, and eggs can be cooked a day ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. Feel free to use your favorite bottled Italian dressing instead of making your own.
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 577mg | Potassium: 605mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1848IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg