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



Preparation Time:
20 minutes

Cooking Time:
10 minutes

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


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


  • 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


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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