Yalla Bina Halloumi

Prep Time:

40 Minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes

Serves:

4 Servings

Oven Temp:

DESCRIPTION

Our favorite summer salad! It's a simple, fresh, healthy and delicious. The halloumi cheese is crispy and melty and it goes perfectly with the roasted peaches. It's a good gluten free lunch ;) You can have it as a main or side dish.

Ingredients

FOR THE HALLOUMI:

  • 250gr halloumi

  • 1tbsp honey

  • 1tbsp olive oil

  • Pinch of dried mint

  • Pinch of chili flakes

FOR THE MINT PESTO (OPTIONAL) : 

  • 10gr mint 

  • Handful of cashew nuts

  • 2tbsp olive oil

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 2 peaches

  • 100gr mixed leaves

  • Handful of roasted cashew nuts

  • Microgreens to garnish (optional)

  • Olive oil and lemon dressing 

  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

Step 1

  • Add all the ingredients of the halloumi in a bowl, mix and let it sit in the fridge for 30mins.

Step 2

  • In the meantime, cut the peaches in wedges and roast them on high heat until golden on each side. Set them aside. 

Step 3

  • For the mint pesto, blend all the ingredients until smooth.

Step 4

  • After 30mins in the fridge, fry the halloumi on high heat on both sides, when golden add the remaining marinade and cook for another minute. 

Step 5

  • Time to assemble ! Layer the mixed leaves and the olive oil and lemon dressing then add the halloumi and the peaches, put a dollop of the mint pesto on each slice of halloumi, garnish with the microgreens and the roasted cashew nuts! 


Enjoy! 

NOTES

Cook your halloumi just before serving for best texture.