Haloumi, Watermelon & Quinoa Salad

By September 27, 2016Entertaining, Events, Lifestyle, News, Recipes

Thanks to our friends at Lemnos, we’re excited to bring you this yummy salad recipe – just in time for summer!

Ingredients:

  • 500g seedless watermelon, cut into batons
  • 180g Lemnos Haloumi, cut in batons
  • 1 ½ cups cooked white quinoa
  • 50g washed baby spinach leaves
  • 50g pine nuts, toasted
  • ½ cup each parsley and mint leaves
  • ½ medium red onion, finely sliced
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method:

  1. On a medium heat, in a large frying pan, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and the Lemnos Haloumi. Fry for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden.  Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. In a large bowl, add the cooked quinoa, watermelon batons, spinach, pine nuts, remaining olive oil, herbs, lemon zest and juice. Toss well.  Season to taste.
  3. Transfer to a platter, top with the toasted haloumi.

Serve as a refreshing light lunch or dinner or as a colourful side dish.

Find the original recipe here: http://www.lemnosfoods.com/lemnos/haloumi-watermelon-quinoa-salad/