A Cobb salad offers a nice blend of meats, eggs, vegetables and cheese that packs a whole lot of punch when it comes to your daily caloric count. It’s a great food to consider especially if you’re on the weight loss trail. In fact, the total caloric count of a Cobb salad may totally surprise you. It is high in nutritional value and its ingredients can even be modified to become a low-calorie alternative food for all dieters out there. Just remember though that not all salads are created alike. If you’ve already loaded them with dressings, you’ll lose the caloric count that you’re aiming for.
So for a healthier option, try this recipe for a Cobb salad that’s guaranteed tasty yet low in calorie count.
Chicken Breasts (2 pcs; boneless and skinless; sliced in the middle)
Romaine lettuce (2 heads; chopped)
Bibbed lettuce (2 heads; cored with separated leaves)
Eggs (2 pcs; hard boiled; peeled and sliced)
Thin bacon ( 1 pound; crisply fried)
Red grape tomatoes (8 ounces; halved)
Avocadoes (2 pcs; diced; skin removed)
Blue cheese crumbles (1/3 cup)
Prepare a grill pan or a heavy skillet and place it over medium heat. Spray it with olive oil. Place the chicken breasts in and sprinkle with pepper and salt. Grill or sauté the chicken, letting it cook for 2-3 minutes on each side. Once done, set aside and let it cool down.
Grab another bowl and place the three types of greens on your list of ingredients. Arrange the bacon, tomatoes eggs and avocadoes in separate piles. Add the cheese crumbles at the center of the salad arrangement and top it with black pepper.
Serve with any drink of your choice and enjoy your meal.