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Mini Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

"Whether you're counting calories or not, using turkey-style bacon and less blue cheese is a simple way to reduce the calories and fat in this classic main course salad. Topped off with a refreshing avocado dressing, this salad is sure to please!"
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35 m servings 474 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Avocado Dressing: In a blender or mini-chopper, blend avocado, oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, cayenne pepper and water, until smooth. Thin dressing with additional water if desired.
  2. Salad: Divide salad greens among individual plates. Place a mound of chicken in center of each. Arrange turkey-style bacon, tomatoes, egg wedges and red onion around chicken. Sprinkle with blue cheese. Drizzle with dressing just before serving.


  • Variation:
  • Use diced ham in place of chicken and regular bacon in place of turkey-style bacon. Use shredded Cheddar, Swiss, Gouda or your favourite cheese instead of blue cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 474 calories; 33.8 g fat; 11.7 g carbohydrates; 32.9 g protein; 265 mg cholesterol; 688 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made it as directed. I added extra avocado cubes on top and it was most delicious. A new favorite.

The dressing is a perfect Cobb Salad dressing. I pretty much followed the recipe although I tend to eye ball the measurements. I added additional water to thin. My husband and teenage son wer...

What's not to love about a cobb salad? Hearty & filling!

I'm not a salad person but I gave this a try. This is the best dressing I've ever had! Never ate this much salad in one sitting before.

Loved the salad dressing! Also added avocado slices to the salad...can't get too much of a good thing!

Good little cobber. Add a little more water to the dressing and, double up bam bam delicious!

Delicious and easy. I used green onions instead of red, because I had it on hand.

The only thing "mini" about this salad is the amount of calories ! It made a delicious and satisfying meal that both children and grown ups enjoyed. And the avocado dressing was so light and re...

Light and fresh! I just used leftover cubed Christmas ham in place of the other meat. My husband and kiddos enjoyed the dressing and I loved that it was do simply and healthy :)