Spiced Halloumi Salad with Cranberry Dressing

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Spiced Halloumi Salad with Cranberry Dressing
HUNGRY

Made from goat’s milk, haloumi is a mild cheese that has a similar consistency to feta, yet not as delicate. Its meaty traits make it a substantial part of any dish, and it’s a great substitute for chicken or steak in a salad. The vinaigrette in this salad has a bit of heat with the sweetness.

2
Servings
584
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Watch John Gregory-Smith make this salad in action on the food-centric YouTube channel HUNGRY

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons blanched, skinned almonds
  • 2 Teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 Teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 8 Ounces Halloumi, cut into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 Cup cranberry sauce
  • Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • Pinch of chili powder
  • 1 1/2 Cup roasted vegetables such as carrots, red onions, fennel, and Brussels sprouts
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 sprig mint leaves, for garnish

Directions

In a small sauté pan over medium heat toast the almonds, cumin and coriander until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a spice grinder or food processor and grind into a course powder.

Place the sliced halloumi on a cutting board and sprinkle both sides of the cheese with the spice blend, patting it into each side.

Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add the Halloumi and cook 1-2 minutes per side until the cheese is golden and softened.

In a small bowl whisk together the cranberry sauce, lemon juice, water, and chili powder.

In a large bowl combine the roasted vegetables, cherry tomatoes, and half of the cranberry dressing. Transfer to a serving platter and top with Halloumi cheese, the remaining dressing and garnish with mint leaves.
 

Spice Shopping Tip

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Spice Cooking Tip

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
42g
65%
Sugar
26g
N/A
Saturated Fat
19g
96%
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Protein
21g
42%
Carbs
36g
12%
Vitamin A
196µg
22%
Vitamin B12
2µg
32%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
35.6%
Vitamin C
73mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
5mg
26%
Vitamin K
133µg
100%
Calcium
649mg
65%
Fiber
6g
24%
Folate (food)
91µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
91µg
23%
Iron
4mg
22%
Magnesium
78mg
19%
Monounsaturated
18g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
498mg
71%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
613mg
18%
Riboflavin (B2)
1mg
66%
Sodium
1080mg
45%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
22.2%
Zinc
4mg
27%

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