Griddled halloumi with beetroot & orange

Griddled halloumi with beetroot & orange

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This simple salad is refreshing and light. It's great with mackerel too

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal464
  • fat32g
  • saturates19g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre4g
  • protein29g
  • salt4.8g
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Ingredients

  • 250g pack cooked beetroot, cut into wedges
    Beetroot

    Beetroot

    beat-root

    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • 3 medium orange, segments and juice
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 4 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 x 250g packs halloumi cheese, drained
  • 100g watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

Method

  1. Heat a large griddle or frying pan over a high heat. In a large bowl, combine the beetroot, orange segments and juice and white wine vinegar. Season, then gently mix together.

  2. Carefully slice each block of halloumi into 4 pieces, then season on both sides with black pepper. Griddle or fry the halloumi for 1-2 mins on each side until golden and crisp, and the cheese is beginning to melt. Add the watercress to the beetroot and orange salad, then toss together. Divide the salad between plates, then top each with slices of hot cheese.

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Comments (1)

KochinVeronica's picture
5

Wonderful blend of flavours!

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