Turkey Cobb Salad with Bacon Dijon Vinaigrette

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Servings: 4-6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
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A quick and easy salad full of goodies for that last minute side dish or party dish!




  Zest of ½ a lemon, finely shredded

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

3/8 teaspoon sugar

  salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

8 thin slices of bacon, diced

1  large garlic clove, minced

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar



1 package (about 1 ¼ pounds) Foster Farms Turkey Breast Strips

8-12 cups chopped Romaine lettuce (about 1 to 1 ½ heads)

20-24  small cherry tomatoes, cut into halves

2  avocados, peeled, pitted, cut bite-size

4-6  hard-cooked eggs, peeled, and cut into quarters

4-6 ounces blue cheese, shredded, shaved, or crumbled


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1. In a jar, combine lemon zest and juice, mustard, the sugar, 3/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add ½ cup of oil; let stand.

2. In a 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stirring frequently, until just crisp. Drain fat; transfer about 2/3 of bacon to paper-towel lined plate to use later. Add garlic to bacon in skillet; cook 1 minute.

3. Add vinegar, scraping skillet; spoon into jar with lemon mixture; seal tightly. Shake well before using.

4. Clean now empty skillet; heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add turkey; season with salt and pepper, as desired. Cook, stirring frequently, until no longer pink in center, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in 2 tablespoons reserved vinaigrette. Set aside.

5. Place lettuce in a large bowl. Set aside about half reserved vinaigrette to use later. Spoon just enough of remaining vinaigrette over lettuce to lightly coat; toss. Arrange lettuce on plates; top with tomatoes, avocados, eggs, cheese, and reserved turkey and bacon. Drizzle with reserved vinaigrette, as desired. Dust with pepper to taste.


Quick Cook
30 minutes or less
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Kid Friendly
Low Fat
Main Dish
Side Dish
Soup or Stew