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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


  1. Dressing:
  2. 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  3. 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  4. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  5. 3 tablespoons chopped green onions
  6. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  7. 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  8. 2 teaspoons anchovy paste
  9. 1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon
  10. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  11. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  12. 1 garlic clove, minced
  13. Salad:
  14. 8 cups torn romaine lettuce
  15. 1 cup trimmed watercress
  16. 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  17. 2 tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges (about 1 pound)
  18. 2 hard-cooked large eggs, each cut into 4 wedges
  19. 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  20. 1/4 cup (1 1/2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
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  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 [9]
Dinner Tonight Recipes in 45-Minutes or Less [10]
Eat Smart at CookingLight.com [11]
Get More Salad Recipes [12]

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