Griddled halloumi with beetroot & orange

Griddled halloumi with beetroot & orange

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 5 mins


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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  • 250g pack cooked beetroot, cut into wedges



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

  • 3 medium oranges, segments and juice



    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



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


  1. Heat a large griddle pan 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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13th Feb, 2020
A really nice fresh tasting salad
KochinVeronica's picture
12th Dec, 2015
Wonderful blend of flavours!
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