It always feels like we’re so close to knowing someone famous. The Six Degrees of Separation proves that it’s not entirely impossible to make a star-studded friend, but don’t go through all the hassle to make that a reality. Once Hollywood Cobb Salad introduces itself to you, you’ll start living the glamorous life in no time–no fancy connections needed! This high-profile bowl of crunchy greens is topped with salty bacon, smooth avocadoes, juicy chicken, sweet tomatoes, creamy blue cheese, and fluffy hard-boiled eggs. It’s covered in a tangy homemade dressing from head-to-toe (or toppings-to-lettuce); it’s quite luxurious, and some would consider it designer-quality. What’s great is Hollywood Cobb Salad is there when you need it and doesn’t have a posse of paparazzi swarming it, so you and your tastebuds can enjoy every minute of getting to know it in peace!

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  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
  • 4 eggs, hard-boiled, peeled, and quartered
  • 12 ounces chicken, cooked and diced
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • 5 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons chives, finely chopped


Step 1 –In a jar, shake together the red wine vinegar, the Dijon mustard, the oil, the salt, and the pepper.

Step 2 –On a large serving platter, evenly spread out the lettuce.

Step 3 –On top of the lettuce, add rows of the egg, the chicken, the bacon, the avocado, the blue cheese, and the cherry tomatoes.

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Step 4 –Season the salad with the salt and the pepper and then drizzle with the dressing. Garnish with the chives.

Step 5 –Plate and serve.