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Classic Cobb Salad Recipe

Classic Cobb Salad Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


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


  • 1. Place lettuce in a large serving bowl; position tomatoes across center, dividing bowl in half. On one half, arrange avocado, ham and eggs in sections; on the other half, arrange turkey, mushrooms and blue cheese. Add dressing of choice; if desired, serve with onions, sliced ripe olives and lemon wedges. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 260 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 586mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 23g protein .

Reviews for Classic Cobb Salad

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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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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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