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Grilled Halloumi + Pumpkin Salad with Honey and Za'atar

10 minutes
5 Servings

*Za’atar is a middle eastern spice that pairs beautifully with halloumi and honey. You can purchase it from the spice section of any good supermarket.

Ingredients:

  • 500g/1.1lb Kent pumpkin, skin removed, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 250g/8.8oz halloumi sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 80g/3oz almonds
  • 1 tablespoon Za’atar*
  • ¼ cup fresh mint (optional)
  • 5 cups mixed greens e.g. Rocket, baby spinach
  • NOTE: If adding chicken, buy 500-750g (1.1lb – 1.6lb) of chicken breast, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, sprinkle with salt and roll in za’atar and add to the oven when you add the halloumi.

Instructions:

  • 1.Preheat the oven to 200c/390f. Place pumpkin on a lined baking tray, sprinkle with salt and bake for 45 minutes.
  • 2.Remove from over and add halloumi pieces and almonds, drizzle with honey and sprinkle with za’atar. Return to oven and bake for further 10 minutes.
  • 3.Once the halloumi has browned, remove from oven, add mint leaves and serve on bed of leafy greens. Drizzle lightly with honey and extra virgin olive oil.

Notes:

This recipe was created in collaboration with Dairy Australia because I believe every person should feel good about eating cheese. You should never for eating cheese, or any food for that matter! #nofoodguilt