Lentil and Haloumi Salad

If you are looking for something different that is also quick and easy to throw together then this salad is a great option for the warmer months. Haloumi is definitely on trend at the moment and when paired with a fresh salad you have yourself a delicious light meal or an entrée. Our recipe also makes a great partner to grilled fish or chicken fresh off the barbecue.

Lentil and Haloumi Salad
Quick Guide

Lentil and Haloumi Salad

Difficulty:
Easy

Serves:
Four

Preparation Time:
20 minutes

Cooking Time:
10 minutes

Nutrition per serve:
413 calories 
20g carbs 
25g fat 
23g protein

Tip

Haloumi cheese is best served immediately, while it is slightly crispy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside.

Ingredients

  • 250g haloumi cheese, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 400g can lentils, drained
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 2 celery stalks thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Method

1. Make Lemon dressing: Place oil, lemon juice and pepper in a screw-top jar. Secure lid. Shake to combine.
 
2. Heat half the oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
 
3. Add half the haloumi. Cook, turning, for 1 to 2 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with remaining oil and haloumi.
 
4. Place lentils, tomato, parsley, celery and haloumi in a bowl. Add dressing. Toss to combine. Serve.
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