Halloumi with tomato and herb bulgar wheat salad

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

  • Vegetarian


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

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1,904kJ
Fat 26.1g
Saturated Fat 12.8g
Carbohydrate 34.8g
Sugars 6.9g
Protein 20.4g
Salt 1.8g
Fibre 5.3g

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This recipe was first published in Mon Jun 01 13:45:05 BST 2015.