Guest chef

Tamsin Burnett-Hall

Author of cookbooks for WeightWatchers and long-time contributor to Sainsbury's magazine, Tamsin's recipes are always creative. Although she's a specialist in healthy eating, she's not averse to decadent treats, too!

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Cobb salad

  • Serves 2
  • Total time 10 mins
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Cobb salad
Cobb salad

step by step

  • 1Make the dressing by whisking together the vinegar, olive oil and seasoning in a small serving bowl or ramekin.
  • 2Separate the Little Gem leaves and arrange on a platter. Add each of the remaining ingredients to the platter in a separate area, and serve with the dressing.
  • This classic American salad combines lots of goodies, ready to toss together with the dressing at the table.
  • 3At the table, toss everything together with the dressing and serve yourselves from the platter.
  • The Cobb salad was first served at the Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant in Florida, in the 1930s
  • Recipe photograph by Chelsea Bloxsome

You will need

  • 1⁄2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Little Gem hearts
  • 1⁄2 x 100g pack cooked smoked bacon rashers, halved
  • 1 roast chicken breast, torn
  • 12 Pomodorino tomatoes, halved
  • 1⁄2 x 150g pack Blacksticks Blue cheese, diced
  • 1⁄4 x 100g pack black pepper and sea salt croutons
  • 50g mixed olives

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