The BBC Good Food logo
Halloumi with lemony lentils, chickpeas & beets

Halloumi with lemony lentils, chickpeas & beets

By
Rating: 5 out of 5.44 ratings
Rate
loading...
Magazine subscription – Get a cocktail kit & exclusive class when you subscribe
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A great storecupboard salad, topped with golden brown halloumi and quick, homemade pickled red onion

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal559
fat26g
saturates12g
carbs42g
sugars9g
fibre12g
protein33g
salt2.5g
Advertisement

Ingredients

  • 200g puy lentils
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 red onion , finely sliced
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp capers , very roughly chopped
  • 400g can chickpeas , drained and rinsed
  • 250g cooked beetroot , cut into matchsticks
  • ½ small pack parsley , roughly chopped
  • 250g pack halloumi , cut into 8 slices

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the lentils in a pan of boiling water for 20-25 mins or until just done. Meanwhile, squeeze the juice from one lemon into a bowl. Add the onion and scrunch together with a pinch of salt to pickle slightly. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Finely zest the remaining lemon and set aside for the halloumi. Squeeze the juice into a jam jar or jug. Add the oil with a pinch of seasoning and the capers – shake well and set aside. When the lentils are ready, drain and tip into a large serving bowl with the chickpeas. Toss with the dressing straight away, then toss through the beets, parsley, pickled onions and their juice.

  • STEP 3

    Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and fry the halloumi for 1-2 mins each side or until golden brown. Toss with the lemon zest, then place on top of your salad to serve.

Goes well with

Recipe from July 2016, July 2016

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

Rating: 5 out of 5.44 ratings
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content