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Summer Deli Cobb Salad
with tahini herb dressing

Active: 25 min Total: 25 min
Cobb salad is a classic. This version from 2017 is topped with a tahini herb dressing that we turn to time and again for salads as well as for dipping vegetables.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Tahini Herb Dressing:
  • Garlic - 1 clove, peeled
  • Tahini - 2 Tbsp (sub cashew or almond butter)
  • Oil, cooking - 4 Tbsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Cilantro leaves - 3 Tbsp
Deli Cobb Salad:
  • Eggs - 4
  • Deli meat - 3/4 lb, chopped (like roast turkey or ham)
  • Tomatoes, cherry or grape - 10 oz, halved
  • Lettuce, romaine - 8 oz, chopped (sub any salad greens)
  • Avocados - 2, cubed
  • Pepitas / pumpkin seeds - 1/4 cup
  • Tahini herb dressing (ingredients listed separately) - 2/3 cup

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Prep

  1. Make hardboiled eggs - Cover eggs with cold water and some salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and then turn off heat. Let eggs sit in hot water for 11 minutes and then run in cold water for easier peeling. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Make tahini herb dressing - Peel garlic. Combine garlic, tahini, oil, lemon juice, and cilantro leaves. Blend until smooth using an immersion blender or food processor. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  3. Deli meat / Tomatoes / Romaine - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Cube avocados. Peel and chop eggs.
  2. Form a bed of lettuce and layer all other ingredients on top - deli meat, tomatoes, avocados, eggs, and pepitas.
  3. Serve salad with dressing on the side so everyone can dress their own. Enjoy!

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Reviews

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Gluten-free (0)
Paleo (3)
Vegetarian (9)

17 reviews

Yummy and easy

By: Kera
Posted: May 06, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

I’m not a fan of cilantro, so I used basil (my favorite herb), and the dressing tasted like pesto and was lovely!

By: Jeanine
Posted: Dec 14, 2018
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Love the dressing for this.

By: Rachel
Posted: Sep 24, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Such a great salad! Love this dressing, too.

By: Elissa
Posted: Sep 23, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

A solid salad. Though it felt hearty, I did feel hungry a little while after dinner.

By: Jenna
Posted: Sep 13, 2018
Diet: Original
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Great, hearty salad. Probably helped that we used pancetta as our deli meat of choice!

By: Sundi
Posted: Sep 02, 2018
Diet: Original
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