Chorizo cobb salad with buttermilk ranch dressing

Cobb is a classic American salad and is made with any chopped meat or vegetables. Ham, turkey or chicken are typical, but crispy chorizo takes it up a notch.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

100g cooking chorizo, sliced

100g cherry tomatoes

1 eating apple, cored and chopped

1 avocado, chopped

2 large handfuls watercress

 

BUTTERMILK RANCH DRESSING

4 tbsp buttermilk

2 tbsp mayonnaise

1 tbsp white wine vinegar

1⁄2 garlic clove, crushed

1 tbsp chopped dill

Method

1. In a frying pan, sear the chorizo slices over a medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes, until crisp and the fat is released; drain well on kitchen paper. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients and season.

2. Halve the cherry tomatoes. On a serving platter or plates, loosely arrange the chorizo, tomatoes, apple and avocado in sections, scattering the watercress throughout. Serve with the dressing drizzled over the top.