Classic Cobb Salad with Homemade Dressing Recipe

Classic Cobb Salad with Homemade Dressing Recipe

This classic Cobb Salad recipe features a colourful array of fresh ingredients topped with a homemade dressing that adds a burst of flavour to every bite. Follow these simple steps to create a salad that’s not only delicious but also nutritious.


  • 1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, diced
  • 4 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the chopped romaine lettuce, diced chicken breast, crumbled bacon, chopped hard-boiled eggs, diced avocado, cherry tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, and sliced green onions. Toss gently to mix everything together.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until all the ingredients are evenly coated.
  4. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.
  5. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy your classic Cobb Salad with the best homemade dressing!

This recipe serves 4 as a main dish or 6 as a side dish. Feel free to customize the salad with your favorite ingredients, such as grilled corn, black beans, or cucumber slices.

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