Lentil and Haloumi Salad

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be expensive! There are plenty of budget friendly ingredients that are healthy and tasty.

This recipe, from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, makes use of tinned lentils, which are high in protein and very filling.

Combined with haloumi and some simple salad ingredients they make for a very tasty lunch.

The 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge has heaps of yummy and filling salad dishes that will help you reach your weight loss goals fast!

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Lentil and Haloumi Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil for spraying
  • 2 slices haloumi thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp sambal oelek (chilli paste)
  • 2 tsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tinned brown lentils drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil for spraying
  • 2 slices haloumi thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp sambal oelek (chilli paste)
  • 2 tsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tinned brown lentils drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Lightly spray a non-stick frying pan with cooking oil spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add the haloumi slices and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden and soft.
  2. Remove the haloumi from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add the chilli paste to the pan with the sunflower seeds. Toast the seeds in the chilli paste for 1-2 minutes or until they start to turn golden
  4. Combine lentils, parsley, tomato, onion, baby spinach, olive oil and lemon juice.
  5. Top with haloumi slices and chilli sunflower seeds to serve.
Recipe Notes

355 calories per serve

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Rhian is a busy mum of three from Sydney's northern beaches. With a strong background in editorial and research, she has a passion for writing. When she's not managing content for The Healthy Mummy, she can be found either kid wrangling or cooking, usually both at the same time.