Spring Cobb Salad

Posted: May 6

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the weather is warming. Spring has sprung and brought all its flavors to this Spring Cobb Salad. In just 30 minutes, the fresh ingredients in this salad combine to create a dining experience that will put you in a springtime-sunny mood. Spring Cobb Salad serves up tender chicken, hearty eggs, creamy avocado, juicy grape tomatoes, crunchy corn, sharp blue cheese, and crisp greens for a refreshing yet hearty meal.


• 2 tablespoons oil, neutral-flavored • 2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless • 4 eggs • 1 large avocado • 10 grape tomatoes • 1/2 cup corn, canned • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled • 4 cups lettuce, or greens of choice


Step 1

In a large grill pan or skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Add the chicken breasts and grill until cooked through at 165 degrees F, about 7-8 minutes per side.

Step 3

Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with 1 inch of water.

Step 4

Bring the water to a boil on the stove-top.

Step 5

Once the water is boiling, lower the heat to low and let simmer for about 10-12 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer the eggs to an ice bath.

Step 7

Once the eggs can be safely handled, peel the eggs and cut them into small pieces.

Step 8

Slice the avocado.

Step 9

Cut the tomatoes into halves.

Step 10

Slice or cube the chicken.

Step 11

Place the lettuce onto 4 serving plates.

Step 12

Top each plate of lettuce with an even amount of the chicken, eggs, avocado, tomatoes, corn, and blue cheese crumbles. Optionally, you can arrange the salad toppings in stripes.

Step 13


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