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Watermelon & herb salad with grilled halloumi

Watermelon & herb salad with grilled halloumi

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready inn 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This herby, summery watermelon starter recipe marries Greek flavours to perfection

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal522
fat20g
saturates10g
carbs67g
sugars0g
fibre2g
protein17g
low insalt1.33g
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Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch watermelon , about 1kg/2lb 4oz (or any other ripe melon)
  • 1 small bunch each coriander , flat leaf parsley, mint, leaves only
  • 240g pack halloumi cheese , cut into 8 slices
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Halve the watermelon lengthways. Slice into eighths, cut away the skin and pith and then slice into 1cm thick slices to make small triangles. Place the melon in a large bowl and add all the herbs.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a griddle pan until very hot and griddle the halloumi slices for 30 secs on each side until well browned. Cool for a few moments before adding to the salad.

  • STEP 3

    Whisk the lemon juice and olive oil together and season to taste. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately with griddled or toasted Italian bread.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2005

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