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Halloumi Asparagus Salad

A hearty grilled cheese salad with asparagus
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Easy salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 288kcal


  • 8.8 oz halloumi cheese
  • 1 bunch asparagus about 14 stalks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 2 tablespoons basil, fresh chopped
  • ½ grilled red pepper
  • 8 black olives
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


Mix the Dressing

  • In a small bowl, add the olive oil, lime juice, salt & pepper. Lightly whisk.
  • Slice the halloumi into pieces lengthways.
  • Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a cast iron griddle pan on a medium heat.
  • Gently fry the halloumi cheese in the pan for about 2 minutes each side until golden.
  • Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Season with asparagus with the salt and pepper then cook on the griddle pan for 3-4 minutes, turning over until slightly soft.
  • Place the arugula on a plate and scatter the basil leaves over it.
  • Layer the salad by placing the red peppers and olives over the arugula.
  • Place the halloumi cheese over the peppers.
  • Finally place the asparagus spears over the halloumi.
  • Drizzle with the dressing and serve immediately.


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Fiber: 1.8g