Halloumi, carrot & orange salad

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Cook:15 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Serve this halloumi, carrot, orange and watercress salad with a mustard and honey dressing for an easy lunch or starter. It takes just 20 minutes to make and delivers one of your 5-a-day

Nutrient Unit
kcal 338
fat 23g
saturates 10g
carbs 15g
sugars 15g
fibre 4g
protein 16g
salt 2.1g


  • 2 large oranges
  • 1½ tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1½ tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil, plus extra for frying
  • 2 large carrots, peeled
  • 225g block halloumi, sliced
  • 100g bag watercress or baby spinach


  • STEP 1

Cut the peel and pith away from the oranges. Use a small serrated knife to segment the orange, catching any juices in a bowl, then squeeze any excess juice from the off-cut pith into the bowl as well. Add the mustard, honey, vinegar, oil and some seasoning to the bowl and mix well.

  • STEP 2

Using a vegetable peeler, peel carrot ribbons into the dressing bowl and toss gently. Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan and cook the halloumi for a few mins until golden on both sides. Toss the watercress through the dressed carrots. Arrange the watercress mixture on plates and top with the halloumi and oranges.

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