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Summer Deli Cobb Salad
with creamy herb dressing

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Cobb salad is a classic, and this version, last featured in a meal plan in 2018, is topped with a creamy dressing that we turn to time and again for salads as well as for dipping vegetables and pita chips.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Creamy Herb Dressing:
  • Garlic - 1 clove, peeled
  • Yogurt, plain or Greek - 4 Tbsp
  • Oil, cooking - 4 Tbsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Chives - 1 Tbsp, torn
Deli Cobb Salad:
  • Eggs - 4
  • Deli meat - 3/4 lb, chopped (like roast turkey or ham)
  • Tomatoes, cherry or grape - 10 oz, halved
  • Corn kernels, fresh or frozen - 1 1/2 cups
  • Lettuce, romaine - 8 oz, chopped (sub any salad greens)
  • Avocados - 2, cubed
  • Creamy herb dressing (ingredients listed separately) - 2/3 cup

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Prep

  1. Make hard boiled 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 creamy herb dressing - Peel garlic. Combine garlic, yogurt, oil, lemon juice, and chives and blend until smooth using an immersion blender or food processor. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  3. Deli meat / Tomatoes / Corn (if using fresh) / Romaine - Prep as directed. Tomatoes and corn can be stored together. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  4. Corn (if using frozen) - Defrost corn in the microwave.
  5. Avocados. Cube avocados.

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Make

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

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (33)
Gluten-free (2)
Paleo (1)
Vegetarian (8)

26 reviews

The flavors didn't quite come together for me on this salad. I skipped the croutons and I think they would have brought a little needed salt.

By: Jenna
Posted: Aug 19, 2021
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

Really good salad, filling. Loved the dressing.

By: Kayla
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

Delicious dressing and tasty salad! I’m really loving these summer salads.

By: Jane
Posted: Aug 16, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Really good cobb salad. Didn't make any adjustments.

By: Julie
Posted: Aug 06, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Easy, delicious and thank you Nico for the dijon tip!!

By: Katie
Posted: Jul 29, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Double the dressing. Also, this dressing recipe was separating between the yogurt and the lemon; add a spoonful of dijon and it holds together nicely.

By: Nico
Posted: Jul 13, 2021
Diet: Original
0 Helpful