Individual Cobb Salads

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Individual Cobb Salads

According to the legend, Cobb salad was invented in the 1930s at the famed Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles. Our take on the ultimate Hollywood Golden Age salad—a rich combination of chopped lettuce, tomato, avocado, (soy) bacon, blue cheese, and eggs—needs just a little olive oil and lemon juice for dressing.

  • 8Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 romaine lettuce hearts (3 oz. each), chopped (4 cups)
  • 1 large tomato, finely diced (11/2 cups)
  • 1 avocado, finely diced (1 cup)
  • 4 slices soy bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese (11/2 oz.)
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered
  • 1 lemon, sliced into 8 wedges

Preparation

Toss together romaine, tomato, avocado, soy bacon, and blue cheese in large bowl. Scoop 1/2 cup salad into each of 8 ramekins, small bowls, or old-fashioned cocktail glasses, and top each salad with 1 wedge hard-boiled egg and 1 wedge lemon. Serve olive oil on the table so guests can drizzle their own.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 144
  • Carbohydrate Content: 5 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 51 mg
  • Fat Content: 13 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 208 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g