Cobb salad is a classic American dish that combines a variety of ingredients to create a satisfying and flavorful meal. The salad is named after its inventor, Bob Cobb, who created it at his Hollywood restaurant in the 1930s.
To make a traditional Cobb salad, you will need the following ingredients:
- 6 cups of chopped romaine lettuce
- 1 cup of diced cooked chicken
- 1/2 cup of diced cooked bacon
- 1/2 cup of crumbled blue cheese
- 1/2 cup of diced avocado
- 1/2 cup of diced tomato
- 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced
- 1/4 cup of chopped chives
- 2 tbsp of red wine vinegar
- 2 tbsp of olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Procedures to follow
To start, begin by preparing the ingredients. Chop the lettuce and place it in a large salad bowl. Dice the chicken, bacon, avocado, tomato, and hard-boiled eggs and add them to the bowl.
Next, crumble the blue cheese and add it to the bowl as well. Once all of the ingredients are in the bowl, add the chopped chives.
In a separate small bowl, mix the red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper to make the dressing. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together until the ingredients are evenly coated.
You can serve the salad immediately or chill it in the refrigerator for a bit before serving. You can also add some croutons to make it more filling.
Cobb salad is a versatile dish, you can play with the ingredients to suit your taste. You can swap the chicken for turkey, or add some diced cheese or nuts. You can also use different types of lettuce, such as arugula or spinach. Finally, to make a complete meal, you can serve it with some bread or rolls on the side.
Enjoy your homemade Cobb salad!