Cobb Salad Recipe

 

Classic American Cobb salad, a composed salad with bacon, avocado, chicken breast, tomato, hard boiled egg, chives, arranged on a bed of romaine, Boston, frisée lettuce and watercress.

What you will need

1/2 head of romaine

1/2 head of Boston lettuce

1 small bunch of frisée (curly endive)

1/2 bunch of watercress, coarse stems discarded All lettuces should be rinsed, spun or patted dry, and coarsely chopped

6 slices of bacon

2 ripe avocados, seed removed, peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 whole skinless boneless chicken breast (about 3/4 pound total), halved, cooked, and diced (see How to Poach Chicken)

1 tomato, seeded and chopped fine

2 hard-boiled large eggs, separated, the yolk finely chopped and the white finely chopped (see How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs)

2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

1/3 cup red-wine vinegar

1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard

1-2 teaspoons sugar

Salt and pepper

2/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup finely grated Roquefort

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