Halloumi Salad

Servings: 2
  • 6 ounces halloumi cheese, cut into thick fingers (1 inch wide X 2 inch long)
  • 1 cup mixed greens, rinsed and dried
  • 1⁄4onion, small, sweet (vidalli)
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, rinsed and dried, sliced in half
  • 1 carrot, small, sweet, rinsed, dried and peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1⁄4 red pepper, sweet, rinsed, dried, thinly sliced
  • 12 slices sausage, kolbasa, thinly sliced (may use pork or turkey)
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced (garnish)
  • 2 teaspoons oregano, fresh, chopped (dressing ingred start here)
  • 1⁄4black pepper
  • 1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (cayenne)
  • 1 garlic clove, small, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, white (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, white
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, virgin
  • In a non stick pan, add the cheese finger, and turn on all sides to acheive a golden brown crust.
  • Remove cheese from pan and set aside until needed.
  • On a salad plate add the lettuce, then the onion, tomatoe, carrot, red pepper slices and kolbasa.
  • Add the cheese slices last and garnish with the green onion.
  • Now I add all the dressing ingredients together in a jar and shake until well blended.
  • Pour over the salad, adding as much or as little as you prefer and enjoy!