Halloumi with bulgur, chickpea & rocket salad

Halloumi with bulgur, chickpea & rocket salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


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



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tsp sweet paprika



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


  1. Cook the bulgur 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 bulgur wheat using a fork. Toss in the chickpeas and rocket, and serve with the fried halloumi slices.

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14th Jan, 2018
One of my favourite recipes to make!
mamma mia
11th May, 2014
5 stars not 1 star!!
mamma mia
11th May, 2014
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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