Made this yummy dish today. If you are fan of cheese 🧀 like I am, grilled & golden Halloumi is like heaven! I coated mine with tangy za’atar before pan frying and served topped over a warm barley salad with lemony yogurt dressing. 😋
– 200g Halloumi Cheese, sliced into 8 pieces
– 2 Tbsp Za’atar
– 1 Cup Pot Barley, dry, rinsed
– 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
– ½ Red Onion, diced
– 3 Cups Vegetable stock
– 1 Tomato, diced
– 1 bunch Parsley, chopped
– 2 Cups mixed Greens, washed
– ½ Cup Greek Yogurt, plain
– 2 Tbsp lemon juice and zest
– 2 tsp Sugar
– 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
– Salt & Pepper, to taste
– Extra parsley, lemon wedge
1- Sauté red onion in oil over médium heat. Add rinsed barley and toss to coat.
2- Add vegetable stock and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer covered until
tender & chewy, approx. 45 minutes.
3- Heat large, non-stick pan over medium heat. Grill halloumi cheese-side down
until golden. 2-3 minutes/ side. Remove from heat and set aside.
4- Toss mixed greens with 1 tsp olive oil. Set aside.
5- Whisk together dressing ingredients. Toss with barley. Add tomatoes and ½
parsley. Mix together.
6- Divide mixed greens to 4 plates. Top with barley salad and 2 slices grilled
halloumi. Serve sprinkled with remaining parsley & lemon wedge. Enjoy!
*Makes 4 large servings