Classic Cobb Salad Main dish Recipe
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Classic Cobb Salad Main dish Recipe

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Not only is her salad's fresh flavor great—making it is a lot like putting in a garden, tells subscriber Patty Kile of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. "That's because I 'plant' everything in nice,neat sections," she explains, "just like I do in my vegetable garden."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 6 cups torn lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 3/4 cup diced cooked turkey
  • 1-1/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Red onion rings, lemon wedges and sliced ripe olives, optional
  • Salad dressing of your choice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 288 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 637mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 22g protein


  1. Place lettuce in a large bowl. Place tomatoes across the center, dividing the bowl in half. On one half, arrange the avocado, ham and eggs in sections. On the other half, arrange the turkey, mushrooms and blue cheese. Garnish with onion, lemon and olives if desired. Serve with salad dressing. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Classic Cobb Salad Main dish in Country Woman March/April 1996, p9

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Aug. 9, 2015

"My husband and I really liked this , and I will definitely make it again."

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"I made this for my husband and me last weekend, and we both loved it. It has so many different flavors that make your mouth go WOW! We will be making this quite often in our house."

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