Betty's Classic Cobb Salad

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May. 02, 2012

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
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
Hard boiled eggs 3 , chopped into ½
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

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 393Calories from Fat 239

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.5%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 486 mg20.25%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet