California Cobb Salad
Cobb salad is the American salad of choice! Although it is traditionally very high in fat, today I have the pleasure of presenting you with a healthy version of this recipe!
Per serving (including side dish): 389 calories / 39 g carbs / 14 g fat / 30 g proteins / 6 g fiber
¼ red onion, sliced into rings
30 ml (2 tablespoons) cider vinegar
2.5 ml (1/2 teaspoon) honey
750 ml (3 cups) baby spinach, chopped
500 ml (2 cups) arugula
250 ml (1 cup) cherry tomatoes, cubed
1 (100 g) chicken breast, cooked and cubed
125 ml (1/2 cup) fresh or frozen corn, cooked
1 turkey bacon slice, cooked and finely chopped
¼ avocado, cubed
30 ml (2 tablespoons) light feta cheese, crumbled
Salt and pepper, to taste
10 ml (2 teaspoons) olive oil
10 ml (2 teaspoons) red wine vinegar
Juice from a lime
5 ml (1 teaspoon) Dijon mustard
5 ml (1 teaspoon) Worcestershire sauce
5 ml (1 teaspoon) honey
Side dish (per person)
1 slice of multigrain bread, grilled
- In a small bowl, marinate the onions in cider vinegar and honey for about 15 minutes.
- In a large bowl, mix the spinach, arugula, cherry tomatoes, chicken, and corn. Add salt and pepper.
- In another small bowl, mix the ingredients for the dressing. Add the dressing to the salad, making sure to coat each ingredient.
- Divide the salad in half, and serve in large plates. Sprinkle each plate with the bacon, avocado pieces, feta, and marinated onions.
By Sophie Blais