Layered Cob Salad in a Cake Pan

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This Layered Cob Salad in a Cake Pan is a salad recipe idea to love. This amazing salad has a little bit of everything with blue cheese, smoky bacon, crisp romaine greens, sweet grape tomatoes, creamy avocado, boneless chicken breast, hard boiled eggs and so much more. This easy salad recipe can be used for lunch or dinner. Using a 9 by 13 cake pan is ideal, especially great for picnics and potlucks it showcases the salad perfectly. Making layered salads in cake pans is an easy idea, and they take up minimal space in your refrigerator and its the best way to transport to picnics, potlucks, church suppers and dinner parties.

When it comes to the chicken you buy, it is always a good idea to purchase free range or organic if you can. Free range and organic chicken are more expensive than conventional but a good thing to support. Free range is the method of farming where the chickens for at least part of the day, can roam freely outdoors, rather than being confined in an enclosure for the entire day. On many farms, the outdoors area where the chickens range is fenced, which technically makes it an enclosure, but the free range systems usually offer the opportunity for the birds to get plenty of locomotion and sunlight that would otherwise be prevented by indoor housing systems. Free range may apply to meat, eggs or dairy farming. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) requires that any chickens that are raised for their meat have access to the outdoors to receive the certification of free-range. There is no requirement for what sort of access to pasture the chickens have, and it might just be access to only dirt or gravel. You can feel good about eating free range chickens knowing that they had access to fresh air and sunshine.

The addition of diced avocado in simple and easy salads is the perfect compliment to a variety of recipe ideas. Avocados are a fruit that has plenty of avocado nutrients and healthy fats that are good for you. When it comes to purchasing avocados you want to get them when they are perfectly ripe if you want to use them the same day. Otherwise, avocados that are too hard will need to be further ripened which can be done on a countertop, and for avocados that are already ripe and ready to eat, you can also place avocados in the fridge until you are ready to use. Avocado nutrients you will find include vitamin K, B vitamins, and dietary fiber, with amounts of vitamin E and vitamin C, and lesser amounts of iron and calcium. About three-quarters of and avocados energy comes from monosaturated fat as oleic acid. Thank you to Melissa for sharing this easy salad recipe for layered cob salad in a cake pan on the Chin Deep" recipe site. Some of the other recipes you will find on the site include main dish recipes, easy delicious salads, drink ideas, dressings, dessert ideas and more. *

Nutrition Facts for: Layered Cob Salad in a Cake Pan from Chin Deep
Ingredients: Romaine lettuce, chicken breasts, bacon, crumbled blue cheese, boiled eggs, cherry tomatoes, chives, purple onion, avocados, fresh lemon juice, salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, sugar, fresh garlic.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings includes the salad and the dressing. * This makes a full 9x13 pan. Calories are high and smaller portions would decrease this. * Per Serving: Calories 1484, Calories from Fat 967, Total Fat 107.4g 165%, Saturated Fat 31.2g 156%, Cholesterol 420mg 140%, Sodium 3298mg 137%, Potassium 2297mg 66%, Carbohydrates 23.3g 8%, Dietary Fiber , Calcium 25%, Iron 44%

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