Classic Cobb Salad Recipe

This classic Cobb Salad is a delightful combination of fresh greens, crispy bacon, tender chicken, creamy avocado, and hard-boiled eggs, all topped with a tangy vinaigrette dressing. Perfect for a light lunch or dinner!


  • 6 cups mixed salad greens (such as romaine, iceberg, and arugula)
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grilled and diced
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese or feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the vinaigrette: olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Arrange the mixed salad greens on a large serving platter or individual plates.
  3. Next, arrange the diced grilled chicken, crumbled bacon, chopped hard-boiled eggs, diced avocados, halved cherry tomatoes, crumbled cheese, and chopped green onions over the greens in rows or sections.
  4. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad just before serving, or serve it on the side for individual drizzling.
  5. Season the salad with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious and nutritious Cobb Salad!

Note: Feel free to customize your Cobb Salad with additional toppings such as sliced cucumber, bell peppers, or olives, according to your preference.

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