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Halloumi with bulghar, chickpea & rocket salad

Halloumi with bulghar, chickpea & rocket salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This firm Cypriot cheese makes a great vegetarian alternative to meat. Serve with a light salad flavoured with lime and paprika

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal531
  • fat27g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs47g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein23g
  • salt2.3g
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Ingredients

  • 200g bulghar wheat
  • 250g pack halloumi cheese, cut into 8 slices
  • 5 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • zest and juice 2 limes

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tsp sweet paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • 400g can chickpea, drained and rinsed
  • 70g bag rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

Method

  1. Cook the bulghar wheat following pack instructions. Meanwhile, in a non-stick pan, fry the halloumi in 2 tbsp oil for 3-4 mins on each side until golden and starting to crisp up.

  2. Mix together the lime zest and juice, paprika and remaining olive oil, and stir this through the bulghar wheat using a fork. Toss in the chickpeas and rocket, and serve with the fried halloumi slices.

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Comments (2)

mamma mia's picture
5

5 stars not 1 star!!

mamma mia's picture
5

OMG!!!! this receipe is truly amazing!!! I made it with 250g Bulgar wheat rather than the 200g stated (as packets come in 500g size) plus added a finely sliced fresh red chilli and it was great as a buffet centre peice plus packed lunch the next day :-)
Go ahead and try this salad- you WON'T regret it!! xx

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