SimplyRecipes.com: “Un-Cobb Salad” – Chicken Avocado Salad with Green Apple and Dried Cranberries

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SimpleRecipes.com: “Un-Cobb Salad” – Chicken Avocado Salad with Green Apple and Dried Cranberries

This recipe was given to me by a client with the request to make it CARE balanced. This version is slightly changed from Elise Bauer’s post on SimplyRecipes.com in which she attempted to recreate the “Anti-Cobb” salad from the Hard Rock Café in D.C. I like this recipe because it reflects the original spirit of the Cobb salad which was to make a satisfying salad-based meal with what you have left-over in the fridge. I adapted Elise’s recipe by simply further balancing the macros, particularly carbohydrate by eliminating the mango. But all credit here goes to The Hard Rock Café and Elise Bauer!

  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups earthbound farm organic power greens
  • 1 tablespoon salad dressing (your choice, do practice label reading for quality)
  • 2 ounces COOKED chicken breast, cubed (left-over grilled or rotisserie works great)
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced (1/4 = 4 tablespoons)
  • 1 small green apple, (2″ dia.) sliced
  • 2 tablespoon dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. Place greens in a large bowl.
  2. Add dressing and toss to coat well.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and enjoy.

Notes

  • A quick and simple vinaigrette to use as the dressing could be made at home by whisking 1-2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar with 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil.
  • Do check out the original recipe and other fun ideas on SimplyRecipes.com
  • In CARE, we look at existing recipes like these and the arugula salad I shared from SkinnyTaste.com; we all now have online access to so many wonderful, creative, and delicious ideas! Cooking at home truly never needs to be boring (or hard)!
  • Author: Teri Rose, MS, LN, OblSB
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: no cook
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Nutrition

  • Calories: 415
  • Sugar: 31g
  • Sodium: 453mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 52mg

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