Shrimp Cobb Salad

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine September/October 2007

Cooked peeled shrimp is perfect for quick and healthy meals—here we use it in place of chicken in our simplified Cobb Salad.

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  • 3 cups chopped hearts of romaine
  • 5 grape or cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced (see Tip)
  • 5 cooked peeled shrimp, (31-40 per pound)
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons light blue cheese dressing

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  1. Combine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, egg and shrimp in a bowl. Season with pepper. Toss with dressing and serve.
  • Tip: To hard-boil eggs: Place eggs in a single layer in a saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook at the barest simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, pour out hot water and run a constant stream of cold water over the eggs until completely cooled.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 salad
  • Per serving: 237 calories; 13 g fat(3 g sat); 4 g fiber; 13 g carbohydrates; 19 g protein; 244 mcg folate; 273 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 13391 IU vitamin A; 18 mg vitamin C; 121 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 735 mg sodium; 735 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (270% daily value), Vitamin C (78% dv), Folate (59% dv), Iron & Potassium (22% dv), Magnesium (15% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat, 1 fat

Reviews 2

November 06, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
I have a question.....i am not a fan of blue cheese. What would be a good subsitute cheese?
July 12, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
The shrimp was a yummy switch, but it needs some avocado and maybe something else to give it some zip.