Monday, August 31, 2009

lite cobb salad

6 cups salad greens (such as Romaine, watercress, butter lettuce)
1 cup canned garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
6 slices turkey bacon, cooked
2 cups grilled chicken, diced
3 eggs boiled, sliced use whites only
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup Cobb salad dressing (recipe follows)

Cut salad greens into very fine pieces (smaller than bite-size). Place in a large salad bowl. Lay garbanzo beans in a long, lengthwise strip on top of the salad greens. Crumble the bacon and lay in a long, lengthwise strip next to the garbanzo beans. Repeat with the chicken, laying it next to the bacon, eggs and the tomatoes. Serve the salad like this, tossing the dressing into the whole salad at the table.

Cobb Salad Dressing

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup water
1/4 tsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
3/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1 clove garlic, minced finely
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 oz. blue cheese, crumbled

Whisk all ingredients, except blue cheese, together. Once the mixture is emulsified, stir in the blue cheese. Serve with Cobb salad.

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