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Cobb Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

 Cobb Salad

Tip: For best results, prepare the ranch dressing the night before to give the flavors a chance to develop.  

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: n/a
Serves: 4

Ranch Dressing Ingredients: 

½ c. Avocado mayonnaise (or regular mayonnaise)

¼ c. Greek yogurt
1½ T. fresh chives, chopped
1 T. fresh dill, chopped
1 T. fresh parsley, chopped
¼ t. smoked paprika
½ t. garlic powder

½ t. onion powder
Pinch cayenne pepper
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

1 t. Worcestershire sauce
¼ c. buttermilk

Salad Ingredients:
1 large head Romaine lettuce, washed and chopped
4 strips thick-cut bacon, cooked crispy
4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
¾ lbs. rotisserie chicken breast, sliced
1 large avocado, sliced
1 medium cucumber, peeled and cut into half-rounds
3 oz. blue cheese
1 T. fresh chives, chopped
1 large lime, cut into 8 wedges


  1. To prepare the ranch dressing, combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and whisk to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

  2. To prepare the salad, divide the Romaine lettuce among four serving bowls and top each bowl with equal amounts of bacon, hard-boiled egg, chicken breast, avocado, cucumber, and blue cheese. Top with the fresh chives and serve immediately with the ranch dressing and/or fresh lime wedges on the side. Enjoy! 

Macros - per serving*
Calories: 734
Fat: 57.75
Carbs: 15.3g
Net Carbs: 7.9g
Protein: 41.43 

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