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Cobb salad

or cobb salad

a salad of lettuce, chopped chicken breast, bacon, cheddar, avocado, tomato, and hard-boiled egg, typically with a blue cheese and vinaigrette dressing. Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for Cobb salad

a salad with chopped poultry, tomatoes, avocado, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, and sometimes onions and mushrooms, dressed in vinaigrette and topped with blue, Roquefort, or Gorgonzola cheese


The Cobb salad and the Caesar salad were the first 'main course' salads.

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for Robert Cobb, the owner of Hollywood's Brown Derby restaurant where the salad was created's 21st Century Lexicon
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