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Grilled Halloumi with Quinoa Salad Yum
Grilled Halloumi cheese with quinoa salad is a quick, easy and delicious Summer meal. The salty cheese with the light refreshing salad is perfect to make on a weeknight or to serve for guests.
Grilled Halloumi with Quinoa Salad
Cuisine american
Prep Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. Halloumi Cheese, cut into 8 slices
  • 1 cup Quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups Lettuce leaves, baby kale, arugula or other salad greens
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Mint, chopped
  • 1 Small Cucumber, chopped
  • 2 Scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Garlic clove, finely minced
  • To taste Salt Pepper
Cuisine american
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. Halloumi Cheese, cut into 8 slices
  • 1 cup Quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups Lettuce leaves, baby kale, arugula or other salad greens
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Mint, chopped
  • 1 Small Cucumber, chopped
  • 2 Scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Garlic clove, finely minced
  • To taste Salt Pepper
Grilled Halloumi with Quinoa Salad
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine red wine vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt and pepper. Add the chopped cucumber and scallions. Mix well and set aside while you prepare the other ingredients.
  2. Combine quinoa with 2 cups of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, cover and cook till the quinoa is cooked through and tender. Turn off the heat and set aside for 5 minutes. Fluff quinoa with a fork and let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk oil and 1tbsp lemon juice. Add cooked quinoa, parsley, mint and chopped lettuce. Toss to evenly coat all the ingredients with the dressing.
  4. Heat the grill over medium heat and grill halloumi until golden, about 1~2 minutes per side. Squeeze a little lemon juice on the cheese when done.
  5. Divide the salad between 4 serving plates, top each with 2 slices of halloumi and the marinated cucumbers without the liquid. Enjoy!!
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