Lentil and Charred Vegetable Halloumi Salad

Nutrition per serving

Calories899 kcal
Protein44.9 g
Carbs34.8 g
Fats65.9 g
Saturated Fat30.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat18.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3 g
Sugars6.4 g
Fiber13.5 g
Sodium1,575 mg

Ingredients

Arugula (Rocket)
Courgette (Zucchini)
Red Bell Pepper (capsicum)
Lemon
Dried Thyme
Olive Oil
Olive Oil
Halloumi
Canned Lentils
Preparations
1. Remove the core/slice the pepper into 2cm strips.

2. Top and tail courgette and slice lengthways into ½ cm thick strips.

3. Drain/rinse lentils in a sieve.

4. Slice the halloumi into 1cm thick slices.

5. Squeeze the juice from a quarter of a lemon.

Cooking Instructions
1. Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in a frying pan over high heat. Add the courgettes and cook for a couple of minutes on each side until slightly charred and softened. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

2. Heat a teaspoon of oil in the same frying pan and cook the peppers in the same way as the courgettes. Transfer to the plate with the courgettes.

3. Wipe the pan clean and return to medium heat, coat the halloumi cheese with a little olive oil and cook for about 2 minutes each side until golden brown.

4. In the meantime, to make the vinaigrette, in a small bowl, combine, a tbsp of olive oil, ½ a tbsp of lemon juice, thyme leaves and a pinch of salt (optional) and pepper.

5. To make the salad, in a serving bowl, add the courgette, red pepper, lentils, rocket, vinaigrette and combine well to coat. Season with salt (optional) and pepper to taste.

6. Serve the halloumi on top of the salad.