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Strawberry Salad with Grilled Halloumi Cheese

June 24, 2013, 12:00 am

Mix of fresh romaine lettuce and arugula, chopped, enough for 4 servings
½ a red onion, sliced thin
1 pint strawberries, washed, halved (quartered if very large)
1 package halloumi cheese, sliced ¼ inch thick
olive oil

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
sea salt and black pepper to taste

Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.

  1. Heat a grill to medium. Clean grill rack and oil with an olive oil soaked paper towel clasped in tongs. Carefully place cheese slices on grill and cook for 2 minutes or until browned and grill marked. Flip carefully (you will probably lose at least 1 slice to the grill gods!) and cook on other side for another 1 or 2 minutes.
  2. Arrange lettuce, onion slices and strawberries on 4 plates. Drizzle with dressing and top with hot cheese slices. Serve immediately.

Halloumi is made from goat's milk and comes from Cyprus. It is a sturdy cheese that does not melt. It's wonderful for frying or grilling.


Grilling the halloumi slices. It's challenging to keep them from falling through the grill.

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