Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Halloumi Salad

This is my favorite application for Halloumi, a cheese that holds it shape when grilled. Use any vegetables that you like. I've used Oven Dried Tomatoes and artichoke hearts with a simple lemon dressing.

Halloumi Salad
Serves 2

1 8 oz package Halloumi, sliced into four pieces
1 T canola oil
1 cup artichoke hearts, drained if packed in water or oil
2 T olive oil
2 T lemon juice
1 t dried oregano

Whisk oil and lemon juice together until mixture begins to emulsify. Mix a pinch of salt and oregano into dressing and set aside. Heat canola oil in a grill pan over medium heat. Add Halloumi slices to grill pan and grill for about two minutes on each side until starting to brown.  Place two slices of Halloumi on each plate and top with half of the artichoke hearts and tomatoes. Drizzle with dressing and enjoy!


Jenn said...

That looks delicious. I'm going to have to try and find halloumi at the supermarket!

Jescel said...

I have to admit, I don't konw what halloumi is, much less tried it. But it sounds delicious. i love cheese.

Apples and Butter said...

Hi Jenn - if you have a Whole Foods near you, they usually carry Halloumi. I usually get mine at a local gourmet food shop so if you have a favorite near you, check that out as well! Let me know if you have any trouble...