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Betty's Classic Cobb Salad

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Classic Cobb Salad. This salad originated in the 1920's at the Brown Derby Restaurant in Los Angeles, California. Cobb was the last name of the chef who invented the salad, and it became known as Cobb's Salad, or, more simply, Cobb Salad.
  Romain lettuce 1 , washed, dried and torn into bite size pieces
  Spinach leaves 4 Cup (64 tbs), washed, dried (2-4)
  Tomato 2 Large, finely chopped (Drain juice and discard)
  Avocado 2 , pitted, peeled, finely chopped (Store in lemon juice until needed)
  Bacon strips 8 , crisped, crumbled
  Blue cheese 4 Ounce, crumbled (You may use Roquefort cheese)
  Cooked chicken 4 Cup (64 tbs), chopped into ½-inch cubes
  Hard boiled eggs 3 , chopped into ½-inch cubes
  Vinaigrette 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Blue Cheese Vinaigrette, use as needed)
  Crouton 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Buttery Croutons) (Optional)

1. In a large, deep bowl place torn romaine lettuce in it.
2. Line, spinach, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocados, crumbled crisp bacon, crumbled blue cheese, cubed chicken, cubed hard-boiled eggs, ending with spinach leaves as shown in the video.

3. Drizzle vinaigrette on top and serve with crouton if desired.

Recipe Summary

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35 Minutes
Heard a lot about Cobb salad but have never had a chance to relish it? Well, if you say yes for this, here is a video which will make your this wish come true. Watch Betty here telling the history of Cobb salad and also making. Watch her enjoying her meal with breaded croutons and a delicious refreshing drink!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 393 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.8%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g41%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 159.5 mg53.2%

Sodium 486.4 mg20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 27 g53.9%

Vitamin A 107.3% Vitamin C 40.1%

Calcium 13.4% Iron 13.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Betty's Classic Cobb Salad Recipe Video