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Haloumi and lentil salad

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haloumi and lentil salad

Haloumi and Lentil Salad

Serves 4

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 can of rinsed lentils
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 continental cucumber chopped
  • 2 cups of baby spinach or rocket leaves
  • 1/2 small (preferably red)onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 x 180g packet haloumi, cut into 8 slices

Directions

  1. Chop up your cucumber, tomato and onion and place them in a bowl with the spinach and rinsed lentils
  2. Heat a fry pan and cook the sliced haloumi cheese so it is golden on both sides
  3. Plate up the salad and place two slices of haloumi on top of each salad and drizzle with some lemon and oil
  4. Season to taste

290 calories per serve.

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Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014. Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."

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