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Grilled haloumi and crunchy green salad
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Grilled haloumi and crunchy green salad

8-10 minutes (10 minutes)
Serves 4 (as a side)

Yoghurt dressing:

  • 8 tablespoons reduced-fat Greek style yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint

Salad:

  • 3/4 cup (115g) frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 bunches asparagus (approximately 12 spears), trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 1/2 cups (565g) watercress or baby rocket
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly diced
  • Olive oil spray
  • 80g haloumi, sliced
  1. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl; set aside
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the peas and asparagus. Return to the boil and simmer for approximately 3 minutes or until just tender. Drain, rinse with cold water and dry the peas and asparagus well with a clean cloth or kitchen paper.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the peas, asparagus, watercress (or rocket) and red onion.
  4. Spray a non-stick frying pan with olive oil and cook the haloumi for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  5. Add haloumi to the salad and toss gently.
  6. Drizzle the dressing over the salad.

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