Buffalo Turkey Cobb Salad

While a turkey and stuffing sammie sure is delicous- and almost a tradition for most on the day post turkey- try this salad out for something different.  Yes, I am aware that my picture doesn’t include the bright red tomatoes or sliced green onions like the recipe promises.. but they were there.  Sitting pilled neatly on the cutting board as I searched fervently for the lid to the bottle of white wine vinegar.  The lid that was screwed tight on the top.. where it should be.  Did I mention I was holding the bottle in my hand?

Yea.. it was that kind of day.  So enjoy my picture sans tomatoes and green onions.  Halfway through my salad I realized that it was missing something- two things.  Oh yea.. but at least I remembered the turkey.

Buffalo Turkey Cobb Salad

2 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 cups cubed leftover turkey breast
1/4 cup store-bought buffalo chicken wing sauce
8 cups mixed salad greens 
1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup cubed avocado
1/4 cup sliced green onions
2 tomatoes, chopped
2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, lemon juice, and mustard. Whisk in the olive oil; season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
In a bowl, toss the turkey with the buffalo chicken wing sauce. Place the lettuce in a salad bowl and arrange the bacon, blue cheese, avocados, tomatoes and eggs on top.  Toss well with the mustard vinaigrette.  Top with buffalo turkey and serve.

Nutrition Information
Serves 4 (about 2 1/2 cups each)
Calories: 265
Fat: 15 g
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Fiber: 2.7 g
Protein: 25 g


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