Chimichurri Orange Bulgur Salad with Halloumi

Use non-stick frypan for best results when cooking your halloumi. For adults or those that want a bit of a kick, sprinkle sliced chilli over top when serving.

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Chimichurri Orange Bulgur Salad with Halloumi

This dish most recently appeared in My Veggie Food Bag on Sunday, September 24, 2017.

Chimichurri Orange Bulgur

  • ¾ cup bulgur wheat
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • ½ teaspoon runny honey
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ¾ pottle veggie chimichurri sauce
  • 1 orange, peeled and cut into segments
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, diced 1cm
  • 3-4 radishes, sliced thinly
  • 25g chopped walnuts
  • ½ bag rocket leaves *

½ bag rocket leaves*

  • ½ red chilli, thinly sliced (optional, adults)
  • 1 teaspoon runny honey
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil

Halloumi

  • 200g halloumi cheese
  • 3 teaspoons halloumi spice mix

To Serve

  • ¼ pottle veggie chimichurri sauce
  • 1 Bring a full kettle to the boil. Combine bulgur wheat, raisins and a pinch of salt in a medium heat-proof bowl and cover with boiling water. Cover and leave to soak for 15-18 minutes, until grains are tender. Drain well through a sieve and return to bowl.
  • 2 Add all remaining chimichurri orange bulgur ingredients (except walnuts and rocket) to bowl with bulgur, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside, covered, to keep warm.
  • 3 In a small bowl, combine all honey dressing ingredients.
  • 4 Slice halloumi 1cm and coat in halloumi spice mix. Heat a medium dry-fry pan on medium-high heat and toast walnuts for 1-2 minutes, until golden. Set aside.
  • 5 Return pan with a drizzle of olive oil on medium heat. Cook halloumi for 1-2 minutes each side, until golden and cooked heated though. Toss rocket and walnuts with chimichurri orange bulgur.
  • 6 To serve, divide chimichurri orange bulgur between plates and top with halloumi. Drizzle over honey dressing and remaining chimichurri sauce.
  • SERVES 2-3

Nutritional Information

  • Energy: 2376 kj / 568 kcal
  • Protein: 26.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.0g
  • Fat: 31.6g

Legend

  • Pantry staple
  • * Shared ingredient with another recipe

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