Mixed Lettuce Salad with Grilled Halloumi Recipe

 
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Mixed Lettuce Salad with Grilled Halloumi
How to make Mixed Lettuce Salad with Grilled Halloumi
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Rocket leaves, lollo rosso, and ice berg lettuce served with freshly made dressing, grilled Haloumi and slice beetroot on the side.

Ingredients of Mixed Lettuce Salad with Grilled Halloumi

  • 1 medium beetroot, whole
  • 2-4 leaves of rocket / arugula
  • 4-6 leaves of lolo rosso lettuce
  • 2 leaves of iceberg lettuce
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the Cheese Marinade:
  • 200 gm Haloumi cheese/ cottage cheese
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch zatar spice (Moroccan spice)
  • 1 pinch sumac spice (Moroccan spice)
  • 1 pinch roasted cumin powder
  • For the Dressing:
  • 3-4 pieces of sundried tomatoes
  • 1 heaped tsp of Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 Tbsp vegetable stock
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cream
  • 1 Tbsp of olive oil

How to Make Mixed Lettuce Salad with Grilled Halloumi

  • 1.Season the beetroot with salt, pepper and olive oil.
  • 2.Wrap it in an aluminum foil and bake it at 180 degrees for about 20 minutes.
  • 3.Once cool, slice it into thin round pieces and keep aside
  • 4.Slice the Haloumi cheese into thick rectangular slices.
  • 5.Marinate the cheese with extra virgin olive oil, fresh oregano, zattar spice, sumac spice and roasted cumin powder.
  • 6.Leave it to rest for 10 minutes.
  • 7.Grill the marinated Haloumi till it has deep brown grill marks.
  • For the dressing:
  • 1.Blend all the ingredients for the dressing together into a thick fluid consistency.
  • 2.If need, add the vegetable stock.
  • To assemble the salad:
  • 1.In a bowl, tear in the rocket leaves, lollo rosso, and ice berg lettuce.
  • 2.Spoon the dressing into the salad and mix well.
  • 3.Serve the salad with grilled Haloumi and slice beetroot on the side.

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