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Flank Steak Cobb Salad

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The following recipe, video and photography were provided by our partner, Chef Billy Parisi.

This cobb salad is filled with colorful ingredients, fresh flavors and a little bit of meat, which together create a satisfying and healthy meal!

Featuring red and green butter lettuce layered with flank steak, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, sliced avocado, cherry tomatoes and a creamy avocado dressing, this salad is a tasty way to get your dose of leafy greens!

Flank Steak Cobb Salad

Flank Steak Cobb Salad


  • ½ lb. Heinen's CARE Certified bacon, sliced
  • 1 lb. Heinen's CARE Certified flank steak
  • 1 head each red and green butter lettuce, chopped
  • 1 package Heinen's spring mix
  • ½ red onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup NatureFresh cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, shelled and halved
  • 2 avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced
  • Avocado dressing of choice


  1. In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, add the bacon and cook until crisp.
  2. Remove the bacon and set it aside. Remove half of the rendered bacon fat and return the pan to the burner over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the flank steak on both sides with salt and pepper and add it to the pan with the rendered bacon fat. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side. or until the desired internal temperature is achieved.
  4. Remove and rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  5. To plate, place the lettuce in a large bowl, layer on the onions, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, avocados, crispy bacon and sliced flank steak. Serve with the avocado dressing.

Flank Steak Cobb Salad

Chef Billy Parisi

By Chef Billy Parisi

Chef Billy Parisi is a culinary school grad who spent 15 years in the restaurant industry as a line cook, sous chef and executive chef. Now he develops, photographs and films simple and delicious recipes that will make everyone feel like a chef in their own kitchen.

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