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Haloumi, tomato, cucumber and mint salad recipe

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try  Haloumi, tomato, cucumber and mint salad recipe. Enjoy quick and easy Middle Eastern food recipes and learn how to make  Haloumi, tomato, cucumber and mint salad. 


1/2 cup burghul (cracked wheat)
1 cup boiling water
1 barbecued chicken, skin and bones discarded, meat shredded
100g roasted red capsicum, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced
400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
3 cups flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
1 cup mint leaves, roughly chopped
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 lemons, juiced 


Step 1
Place burghul in a heatproof bowl and pour over boiling water. Stir to combine. Stand, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Drain well, pressing to remove as much liquid as possible. Transfer burghul to a large bowl.

Step 2
Add chicken, capsicum, onion, chickpeas, parsley, mint, oil and 1/3 cup lemon juice to burghul. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Spoon salad into bowls and serve.


Energy 2814kJ    
Fat saturated 6.00g
Fat Total 27.00g    
Carbohydrate sugars 4.00g
Carbohydrate Total 26.00g    
Dietary Fibre 10.00g
Protein 77.00g    
Cholesterol 233.00mg
Sodium 325.07mg    

Super Food Ideas - March 2007 , Page 73
Recipe by Jenny Fanshaw

Photography by Mark O'Meara  

Earn your stripes with a salad of chargrilled haloumi and sweet cherry tomatoes topped with balsamic dressing.

To Prep 0:10 | To Cook 0:05 | INGREDIENTS 7 | DIFFICULTY EASY | SERVINGS 8


200g haloumi, thickly sliced crossways, halved diagonally
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 Lebanese cucumbers, ends trimmed
1 x 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
1 x 250g punnet golden grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup small fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


Step 1
Preheat a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium. Lightly brush the haloumi with a little of the oil. Season with pepper. Cook on grill for 1-2 minutes each side or until golden brown and heated through.

Step 2
Use a vegetable peeler to slice the cucumber lengthways into thin ribbons. Place on a serving platter. Add the haloumi, combined tomato and mint and toss to combine.

Step 3
Combine the vinegar and remaining oil in a screw-top jar and shake until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salad to serve.


Make this recipe just before serving.


Energy 490kJ    
Fat saturated 3.50g
Fat Total 9.00g    
Carbohydrate Total 3.00g    
Dietary Fibre 1.50g
Protein 6.00g    
Australian Good Taste - December 2006 , Page 103
Recipe by Sarah Hobbs

Photography by Chris Chen

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1 comment:

  1. This is the perfect blog for anyone who wants to know about Haloumi, tomato, cucumber and mint salad recipe. Definitely I will try this at home. Keep posting this type of good work.


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