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Halloumi with bulgur, chickpea & rocket salad

Halloumi with bulgur, chickpea & rocket salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal531
fat27g
saturates12g
carbs47g
sugars1g
fibre3g
protein23g
salt2.3g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

RECIPE TIPS
GORGEOUS GRAINS

Couscous, quinoa or a mixture of grains would also be delicious in this recipe. For a protein-packed alternative, try using two cans of green lentils 

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2014

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Rating: 5 out of 5.3 ratings
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