POPSUGAR Food

Fast & Easy Dinner: Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

May 6 2008 - 6:30am


One of our favorite places to search for wonderful recipes is MyRecipes.com [1] — the site that houses all of the recipes from several great food magazines like Cooking Light [2], Sunset [3], and Southern Living [4]. We love the website so much that we've become fabulous friends and they're graciously providing this month’s Fast & Easy [5] dinner recipes!

To get things started, I've found this delicious and filling salad recipe. Here, the classic Cobb is jazzed up with a green goddess dressing packed with fresh herbs. It's a wonderfully scrumptious dinner —especially after yesterday's Mexican food overload — so get the recipe now and .

Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Ingredients

Dressing:
1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
3 tablespoons chopped green onions
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons anchovy paste
1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 garlic clove, minced
Salad:
8 cups torn romaine lettuce
1 cup trimmed watercress
1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
2 tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges (about 1 pound)
2 hard-cooked large eggs, each cut into 4 wedges
1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
1/4 cup (1 1/2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese

Get more recipes at MyRecipes.com [7]

Directions

  1. To prepare dressing, place first 11 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Chill.
  2. To prepare salad, combine lettuce and watercress in a large bowl.
  3. Place 2 cups lettuce mixture on each of 4 plates.
  4. Arrange 6 tablespoons chicken, 4 tomato wedges, 2 egg wedges, 2 tablespoons avocado, and 1 tablespoon cheese over each serving. Serve each salad with 1/4 cup dressing.

Serves 4.

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 273(39% from fat); FAT 11.8g (sat 3.6g,mono 4.3g,poly 2.5g); PROTEIN 25.7g; CHOLESTEROL 158mg; CALCIUM 196mg; SODIUM 637mg; FIBER 3.8g; IRON 3.2mg; CARBOHYDRATE 16.3g

Like the recipe above? Try out some of these other ones:

7 Cool Salads Under 300 Calories [8]
Dinner Tonight Recipes in 45-Minutes or Less [9]
Eat Smart at CookingLight.com [10]
Get More Salad Recipes [11]


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