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Cobb salad with sweetcorn
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6 rashers smoked streaky bacon
2 essential Waitrose Sweetcorn cobs
4 tbsp buttermilk
2 tsp white wine vinegar
35g roquefort, crumbled
1 small iceberg lettuce, shredded
270g cherry vine tomatoes, halved
1 orange pepper, sliced
1. Put the bacon in a large frying pan and cook over a medium heat for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden and crisp; drain on kitchen paper.
2. Meanwhile, lower the sweetcorn cobs into a pan of boiling water and simmer for 5 minutes; drain and set aside to cool slightly. Make the dressing in a large bowl by mixing the buttermilk, vinegar and roquefort, mashing the cheese with the back of a fork; season.
3. Add the lettuce to the bowl and toss it in the dressing. Transfer to a shallow serving bowl or plate. Slice the kernels from the sweetcorn and roughly chop the bacon. Arrange the corn, bacon, tomatoes and orange pepper in layers over the leaves; serve immediately, with extra ground pepper, if liked.
Cobb salads also traditionally contain chopped hard-boiled egg and shredded chicken breast, both of which would be great additions to this version.
This recipe appeared within the August 2018 recipe card collection.
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This recipe was first published in July 2018.