Whole Cacao Classic Cobb Salad

  • dairy
    free
  • paleo
  • PREP time 20 minutes
  • COOK TIME 0
  • Servings 3-4
Dried cacao fruit instead of cranberries and extra crunch with roasted cacao nibs is making this cobb salad a cacao staple of health and innovative surprising twist.
  • dairy
    free
  • paleo

Ingredients

  • 1/4 head romaine

  • 1/4 head Boston lettuce

  • 1 cup microgreens (can substitute with 1/4 bunch watercress)

  • 1/2 cup dried cacao fruit

  • 2 ripe avocados, seed removed, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 whole organic skinless boneless chicken breast, halved, cooked and chopped

  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped fine

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, separated, both finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives

  • 2 tbsp cacao nibs

  • Vinaigrette:

  • 1/3 cup red-wine vinegar

  • 1 tbsp Dijon-style mustard

  • 1/2 tsp cacao fruit sugar

  • 1/2 tsp organic brown sugar

  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and pepper

Directions

1. Rinse, dry and coarsely chop all lettuces. Toss together in a large salad bowl with the watercress.

2. Over the greens, arrange the chicken, avocados, tomatoes and dried cacao fruit and garnish with the chopped egg, chives and cacao nibs.

5. To make the vinaigrette: in a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard, cacao sugar crystals, organic brown sugar, salt and pepper to taste.

6. Add the oil in a slow stream and whisk the dressing until it is emulsified.

7. Pour the dressing on the salad and serve.

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