Contributed by CarrieAnn Frese
Junior League of Annapolis wishes everyone a Happy New Year! Now that we’ve enjoyed endless holiday eating and celebrating, it’s time to reflect on the year ahead and consider some New Years Resolutions. Here’s to being healthier in 2016! We can strive for better health with exercise and improved eating habits.
Looking to try some new dishes in the new year? JLA cookbooks are a great place to find different recipes! A Thyme to Entertain Cookbook has a recipe for a Layered Cobb Salad that is both nutritious and delicious. Check it out below.
More recipes like this are available in the JLA cookbooks, available for purchase at jlannapolis.org/cookbook/ or select retailers.
Layered Cobb Salad (p.96)
Serves 4 to 6
- 6 slices applewood smoked bacon
- 1 (12-ounce) package Bibb lettuce
- 2 yellow bell peppers
- 4 ounces provolone cheese, sliced
- 4 ounces roasted turkey, sliced
- 2 tomatoes, sliced
- 1 cup blue cheese vinaigrette
Cook the bacon in a skillet until crisp; drain and crumble. Tear the lettuce into bite-size pieces. Cut the bell peppers into bite-size pieces. Layer the lettuce, cheese, turkey, tomatoes, bell peppers and bacon in a large salad bowl. Pour the vinaigrette over the top just before serving. Feel free to substitute the turkey for some fresh roasted chicken or shrimp!