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Grilled haloumi and green salad

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  • Vegetarian
  • Wheat free
  • No added sugar
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Gluten free
  • Egg free

Cooling mint, peppery watercress and a zesty yoghurt dressing make this grilled haloumi salad a refreshing choice for lunch, light dinner, or as a side.

  • Serves4, as a side
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Grilled haloumi on top of green salad in a bowl


  • 3/4 cup (120g) frozen peas
  • 2 bunches (about 12 spears) asparagus, woody ends trimmed, halved lengthways
  • 80g haloumi, thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 cups watercress sprigs or baby rocket leaves
  • 1/4 small red onion, finely chopped
  • Mint leaves, to serve

Yoghurt dressing

  • 2/3 cup (190g) reduced-fat Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tbs chopped mint

Nutritional information

Per Serve: Energy: 639kJ / 153 cals (7%), Protein: 11g (22%), Fat: 5g (7%), Sat Fat: 3g (13%), Sodium: 660mg (33%), Carbs: 17 (5%), Sugar: 11g (12%), Dietary Fibre: 5g (17%)

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  1. Step 1

    To make the yoghurt dressing, combine the yoghurt, lemon juice and mint in a small bowl.

  2. Step 2

    Cook the peas and asparagus in a large saucepan of boiling water for 2 mins or until bright green and tender-crisp. Refresh under cold water. Drain well.

  3. Step 3

    Spray a non-stick frying pan with olive oil spray. Add the haloumi and cook for 1-2 mins each side or until golden brown.

  4. Step 4

    Combine the watercress or rocket and onion in a serving bowl. Top with the asparagus mixture, haloumi and mint. Drizzle dressing over the salad. Season with pepper to serve.