Clean Eating Cobb Salad

Clean Eating Cobb Salad

A hearty salad with spinach, eggs and turkey! Great taste!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 0 min 15 min 2

Ingredients


2 cup Spinach
2 large egg Egg (hard boiled, cut into quarters)
1 tbsp Roquefort (blue) cheese (crumbled)
1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
2 slice Turkey bacon, cooked
1/4 tsp Sea salt (for dressing)
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1 large egg Egg yolk (for dressing)
1 tbsp Dijon mustard (for dressing)
4 tbsp Lemon juice (for dressing)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (for dressing)

Instructions


1. Wash and dry spinach then chop into pieces

2. Add eggs to a pot and cover with cold water by 1 inch. Bring water and eggs to a rolling boil at medium/high heat for about 8-10 minutes. Remove eggs from heat, drain and cool in ice water and peel

3. Crumble cheese with hands, cut cherry tomatoes in half or leave full if they are bite size

4. Cook turkey bacon by placing strips on a skillet and turn every 2-3 minutes, adjusting heat if necessary for about 8-10 minutes until bacon reaches your desired crisp. Transfer strips using tongs to a paper-towel lined plate to absorb some of the excess oil. Cut bacon into bite size pieces for salad

5. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.

6. separate 1 large egg yolk in a separate large bowl, whisk 

7. Blend egg yolk, mustard, salt, lemon juice, pepper in a food processor or blender until smooth. Slowly add oil until emulsified.

8. Add all salad ingredients together, drizzle with dressing. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 440
Calories from fat 358
Calories from saturated fat 71
Total Fat 40 g
Saturated Fat 7.9 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 24.8 g
Cholesterol 304 mg
Sodium 810 mg
Potassium 427 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
Sugars 2.4 g
Protein 13.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.2
Meat 0.1
Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 1.4

Energy sources


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Notes:

For additional protein

add cooked chicken breast strips to this recipe

for a vegetarian option add your choice of cooked beans

For additional nutrients

add more of your favorite raw vegetables cut into bite size pieces


No spinach?

you can use kale, swiss chard or turnip greens


Dairy Free?

omit the blue cheese


Nutritional Highlights

Eggs

are a high quality protein source, as long as its stated on the carton eggs have a high content of Omega 3 fatty acids

Turkey Bacon

is a great healthy alternative to other bacon cuts, and has a fair amount of protein

 

 

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Salad
  • Holly Holly (Aug. 1, 2018, 8:02 p.m.)

    omit the cheese if you're instructed to avoid dairy.