Cobb Salad With Garlic Vinaigrette

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  • Serves 4
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 531 calories
    • Calories 336 calories from fat
    • Fat 38 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 394 mg
    • Sodium 888 mg
    • Protein 38 g
    • Carbohydrate 13 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 211 mg
  • July 2003

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 eggs
  2. Check 8 slices bacon
  3. Check 1/4cup olive oil
  4. Check 3tablespoons red wine vinegar
  5. Check 1 garlic clove, minced
  6. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  7. Check 2 bunches watercress
  8. Check 1pound cooked large shrimp
  9. Check 1pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  10. Check 2 avocados, cut into chunks

Directions

  1. Place the eggs in a small saucepan and add enough cold water to cover them by 1 inch. Bring to a boil.
  2. Remove the eggs from heat, cover the saucepan, and let stand for 12 minutes. Drain and run under cold water to cool. Peel the eggs and quarter lengthwise.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Transfer the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate. Let cool, then break into pieces.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  6. Arrange the watercress, shrimp, tomatoes, avocados, eggs, and bacon in a large serving bowl and drizzle with the vinaigrette.