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  • Writer's pictureKevin Dam

"Are You Getting Enough Healthy Fats in Your Loaded Keto Cobb Salad?"

Loaded Keto Cobb Salad is a nutrient-packed, delicious salad that’s high in fat and low in carbs, aligning perfectly with a ketogenic lifestyle. This salad typically includes a variety of toppings such as hard-boiled eggs, avocado, cheese, and meat over a bed of greens. Here's how to assemble this satisfying salad along with some tips and tricks to make it even better.



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  • Dish name: Loaded Keto Cobb Salad

  • Cuisine: American

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes

  • Cooking time: 10 minutes (for bacon and eggs if not pre-cooked)

  • Yield: 4 servings


Ingredients:


  • 6 cups mixed salad greens (romaine, spinach, arugula, etc.)

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped

  • 1 ripe avocado, diced

  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (optional for keto, as they have higher carbs)

  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (or feta if preferred)

  • 6 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 2 grilled chicken breasts, diced

  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 cup sliced cucumbers

  • Olive oil and vinegar or keto-friendly ranch dressing


Instructions:


  1. Arrange the greens as the base in a large serving bowl or platter.

  2. Neatly arrange rows of the hard-boiled eggs, avocado, tomatoes, blue cheese, bacon, chicken, onion, and cucumbers over the greens.

  3. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and vinegar or your choice of keto-friendly dressing on the side.


Tips and Tricks:


  • Greens Freshness: Dry your salad greens thoroughly after washing to prevent the salad from becoming soggy.

  • Balance Bite Sizes: Keep ingredients chopped small and uniform for easy eating and balanced forkfuls.

  • Meal Prep: Cook the bacon and chicken, and boil the eggs in advance for a quick assembly at mealtime.

  • Dressing Choices: Use healthy fats like olive oil and avocado oil for the dressing to enhance ketosis.

  • Cheese Options: Blue cheese is traditional, but you can substitute with any keto-friendly cheese you prefer.

  • Protein Variety: Feel free to switch up the protein sources with options like turkey breast, steak, or even salmon.

  • Vegetable Variations: Add low-carb veggies like radishes or bell peppers to increase the nutrient content without adding carbs.

  • Egg Perfection: For perfect hard-boiled eggs, start with eggs in cold water, bring to a boil, then cover and turn off heat for about 10-12 minutes.

  • Tomato Carbs: If you are strict keto, consider omitting the tomatoes or using them sparingly.

  • Presentation: For a stunning presentation, create distinct lines of each ingredient over the greens.

  • Layer Flavors: Season each layer lightly with salt and pepper as you build the salad for more depth of flavor.





Loaded Keto Cobb Salad is not only visually appealing but also fills you up with a rich variety of tastes and textures, making it a perfect keto meal that will keep you satisfied. Enjoy crafting your salad masterpiece!

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