Skinny Cobb Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Apr. 24, 2022
This skinny version of Cobb salad has all the taste and creaminess with half the fat and calories. You can skip the coleslaw mix and use all lettuce, but I like the crunch you get with cabbage. —Taylor Kiser, Brandon, Florida


  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons cold water
  • SALAD:
  • 3 cups coleslaw mix
  • 3 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta or blue cheese
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 4 turkey bacon strips, chopped and cooked
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small ripe avocado, peeled and cubed


  1. Mix yogurt and dressing; thin with water as desired. Toss coleslaw mix with lettuce; divide among 4 plates.
  2. Arrange remaining ingredients in rows over top. Drizzle with yogurt mixture.
Health Tip: Combining classic Cobb salad flavors with healthy ingredients—like Greek yogurt, chopped apple and garbanzo beans—makes this main-dish salad a win-win.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 324 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 646mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 9g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.