Keto Cobb salad with ranch dressing

It doesn't get more classy than a classic Cobb salad: a colorful, flavorful and satiating keto dish. A solid lunch or dinner choice not just because it's delicious, but also because it takes no time to prepare. Oldie but goldie!
It doesn't get more classy than a classic Cobb salad: a colorful, flavorful and satiating keto dish. A solid lunch or dinner choice not just because it's delicious, but also because it takes no time to prepare. Oldie but goldie!
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2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • 5 oz. 150 g bacon
  • ½ ½ rotisserie chickenrotisserie chickens
  • 2 oz. 50 g blue cheese
  • 1 1 avocadoavocados
  • 1 1 tomatotomatoes
  • ½ lb 225 g iceberg lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon fresh chives (optional)
  • salt and ground black pepper
Easy ranch dressing
  • 3 tablespoons 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ - 1 tablespoon ½ - 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons 2 - 3 tablespoons water
  • salt and ground black pepper

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Start by preparing the dressing. Combine mayonnaise, ranch seasoning and water. Salt and pepper, set aside.
  2. Place the eggs in boiling water for 8-10 minutes. Cool in ice water for easier peeling. Chop them roughly.
  3. Fry bacon in a hot dry skillet until crispy. Cut grilled chicken in smaller pieces and chop up vegetables. If you're using raw chicken, fry in the bacon fat, salt and pepper to taste. Crumble the blue cheese.
  4. Distribute everything on a bed of shredded lettuce. Salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle with dressing and top with finely chopped chives.

History

The Cobb salad is named after American restaurant owner Robert Howard Cobb. There are different stories whether the salad was invented by Cobb himself or by his chef, Paul J. Posti. According to the legend, Cobb mixed together leftovers he found in the kitchen on a late night and we all know what happened afterwards – the result was so great that the salad became an instant classic.

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