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    Halloumi with tomato and herb bulgar wheat salad

    Toss some sliced fresh red chilli through the bulgar wheat for an extra kick.

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes
    • Total time: 30 minutes

    Serves: 4


    150g bulgar wheat
    bunch essential Waitrose salad onions, trimmed and finely sliced
    250g essential Waitrose cherry tomatoes, halved
    ½ essential Waitrose cucumber, diced
    25g pack flat leaf parsley, stalks finely chopped, leaves roughly chopped
    25g pack mint, leaves roughly chopped
    2½ tbsp olive oil
    1 essential Waitrose lemon, zest and juice
    1 tbspessential Waitrose tomato purée
    2 tsp chilli flakes
    250g pack essential Waitrose halloumi cheese


    1. Simmer the bulgar wheat in a small pan of salted water for 10-15 minutes, until tender; drain well then fluff up with a fork. Add the salad onions, tomatoes, cucumber and herbs. 

    2. In a small bowl, whisk 2 tbsp oil with the lemon zest and juice, tomato purée and chilliflakes; season, then toss with the salad.

    3. Heat the remaining ½ tbsp oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cut the halloumi into 8 slices, then fry for 1-2 minutes on each side, until golden. Divide the salad between 4 plates; top with the cheese. 

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