Cobb salad with green goddess dressing

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Cobb salad is an American classic of chopped tomatoes, avocado, leaves and crisp bacon. Our version adds blue cheese, sourdough croutons and a green goddess dressing.



  • sourdough 1/4 loaf
  • avocado 1 small, peeled and cut into chunks
  • blue cheese 75g, crumbled
  • mini plum tomatoes 100g, quartered
  • watercress 50g, leaves only
  • smoked streaky bacon 4 slices, cooked until crisp
  • spring onions 2, chopped including the green bits
  • lemon 1/2, juiced
  • mayonnaise 2 tbsp
  • basil 1/2 small bunch, chopped
  • chives 1/2 small bunch, chopped


  • Step 1

    Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/ fan 180C/gas 6.

  • Step 2

    Step 2

    Cut the sourdough into chunks, toss in olive oil and bake for 10-15 mins until crisp and golden.

  • Step 3

    Step 3

    Whizz all the dressing ingredients to a purée in a small food processor adding 2-3 tbsp water to loosen it (you want to be able to drizzle it) and season.

  • Step 4

    Step 4

    Arrange all the salad ingredients except the bacon in separate piles on a plate. Drizzle over the dressing and break over the bacon.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 756
  • Fat 57.6g
  • Saturates 17g
  • Carbs 30.9g
  • Fibre 5g
  • Protein 26g
  • Salt 4.2g