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May 21, 2018
MINALS JUMEIRAH SPICE
A refreshing vegetarian salad combined with sweet watermelon fruit with salty cheese tossed in lime zest. A bright salad full of texture.
200g Halloumi Cheese - 1cm thick slices
2 Spring onions - finely sliced
1-2 Limes - finely grate the zest and squeeze the juice
2-3 tbs Mint finely chopped
2-3 tbs Parsley finely chopped
200g Rocket leaves
1/2 red onion finely sliced
1/2 Watermelon deseeded and diced
1 -2 tbsp Olive oil
100g Olives can use stuffed ones of your choice
100g Pomegranate seeds
Black pepper - to your taste
1- tbsp hot chilli sauce
Zatar (optional) - to your taste
In a bowl toss together the halloumi, lime zest, spring onions, 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp of mint and 1 tbsp of parsley.
Place on a foil lined baking tray and place in a pre-heated grill for 3-4 minutes making sure that both sides are nice and golden.
Toss the watermelon, sliced red onion, olives, parsley and mint. Place rocket leaves in 4 plates and add the tossed watermelon on top in each plate.
Take the grilled halloumi and place 2-3 slices on top of the salad. Add the pomegranate seeds to each plate.
Finally prepare the dressing: mix together in a bowl/jug, lime juice, olive oil, chilli sauce, black pepper, zatar (optional).
Drizzle the dressing on each plate before serving.
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