This simplified Cobb salad is light and quick--perfect for a hurried summer night.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1997
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place chicken in a skillet or saucepan and add salted water to cover. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer gently until chicken is no longer pink inside, about 10 minutes. Transfer chicken and poaching liquid to a shallow dish. Cover and refrigerate, letting chicken cool in the liquid.

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  • Meanwhile, cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, turning occasionally, about 7 minutes. Drain on paper towels and coarsely crumble.

  • Cut cooled chicken into 1/2-inch dice.

  • Toss lettuce in a large bowl with 1/3 cup dressing. Divide among 4 plates. Arrange chicken, bacon and tomatoes over lettuce and drizzle with remaining 1/3 cup dressing. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

184 calories; protein 26.3g 53% DV; carbohydrates 9.3g 3% DV; dietary fiber 4.1g 16% DV; sugars 4.5g; fat 4.8g 7% DV; saturated fat 1.6g 8% DV; cholesterol 66.4mg 22% DV; vitamin a iu 13131.6IU 263% DV; vitamin c 18.8mg 31% DV; folate 210.8mcg 53% DV; calcium 86.5mg 9% DV; iron 2.4mg 14% DV; magnesium 52.5mg 19% DV; potassium 771.4mg 22% DV; sodium 154.2mg 6% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 19% DV.