Cobb Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 632 calories
    • Calories 69 calories from fat
    • Fat 49 g
    • Sat Fat 15 g
    • Cholesterol 131 mg
    • Sodium 1684 mg
    • Protein 36 g
    • Carbohydrate 12 g
    • Sugar 5 g
    • Fiber 5 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 8 slices bacon
  2. Check 2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  3. Check 2tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  4. Check kosher salt and pepper
  5. Check 1 2 1/2- to 3-pound rotisserie chicken
  6. Check 2 heads green-leaf lettuce, torn into pieces
  7. Check 4ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  8. Check 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  9. Check 1 avocado, chopped
  10. Check 1 small red onion, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 8 minutes.
  2. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel–lined plate. Transfer 1 tablespoon of the drippings to a small bowl.
  3. Add the oil, vinegar, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper to the bacon drippings. Whisk and set aside.
  4. Shred the chicken meat, using your fingers or a fork, and discard the skin and bones.
  5. Combine the lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, avocado, onion, and chicken in a large bowl. Crumble the bacon over the salad and serve with the vinaigrette.