Southwestern Cobb Salad – A classic Cobb salad with a Southwestern, tex-mex twist! Topped with a creamy cilantro lime dressing for a hearty, filling, and delicious salad.
Summer is all about eating better and not trying to heat up your house. Thankfully, you can use the grill and achieve both of these goals at one time. Ok, so there may be more to summer like friends, family, vacations, getting outside, swimming, sun, baseball etc…but this is a food blog, so I am here to solve your summer food goals. Today I have you more than covered with eating a little better and keeping the air conditioning from working over-time with this incredible Cobb Salad.
Cobb Salad is a classic. It has been around forever and is on almost every menu out there. Today I am putting a little twist on it. Introducing the Southwestern Cobb Salad, topped with a creamy cilantro lime dressing that is made with Mazola® Corn Oil. A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology found that corn oil helps lower cholesterol more than extra virgin olive oil. It also has a very neutral flavor, so you can use it in just about any recipe and it will not change the flavor. Corn oil has more cholesterol-blocking plant sterols than other cooking oils – almost 4X more than olive oil!
The Cobb Salad is also topped with fresh tomatoes, avocado, black beans, sweet corn, grilled chicken, and a few tortilla strips for some crunch. The cilantro lime dressing ties all the flavors together and makes for a super fresh and delicious lunch or dinner. For this Southwestern Cobb Salad, I even brushed the grill with corn oil before grilling the chicken. It has a high smoke point, so it is great for grilling. Trust me, your family is going to love this Cobb Salad. And there is plenty of protein—you are not going to be hungry 20 minutes later! Find out more about the benefits of cooking with corn oil at Mazola.com.
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Cilantro Lime Dressing
Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 602Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 27gCholesterol 68mgSodium 172mgCarbohydrates 42gFiber 13gSugar 8gProtein 28g
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Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.