Greek Halloumi Salad

Halloumi Salad

Welcome to the delicious world of grilled halloumi salad! This vibrant and flavorful dish combines the smoky goodness of grilled halloumi cheese with a medley of fresh vegetables and zesty dressing. Whether you're looking for a light lunch, a refreshing side, or a vegetarian option, this salad is sure to satisfy your cravings.
hands-on time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Servings 3


Salad Base

  • 1 Frisee lettuce or your lettuce of choice

Soft Ingredients

  • 1-2 oranges
  • 8 oz cherry tomatoes halved


  • 2 Halloumi cheese or firm mozzarella or firm tofu about 8 oz each
  • oil

Salad Dressing

  • 1 tbsp mastic olive oil [1] see notes for recipe
  • 1 orange for juice
  • salt & pepper

Suggested Side

  • 1 baguette sliced


Prepare Oranges

  • Peel the oranges.
  • With a sharp knife, remove the peel and white pith from the sections.

Mix Dressing

  • In a BOWL, mix mastic olive oil [1] with 1 tbsp orange juice and salt and pepper to taste.

Fry Halloumi

  • Cut halloumi into thin slices (8 slices per package).
  • In a PAN, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat.
  • Fry halloumi slices for about 2 minutes until they turn golden on both sides and start slightly to melt.


  • Distribute lettuce on plates.
  • Place cherry tomatoes and orange sections on lettuce.
  • Drizzle with vinaigrette.
  • Place halloumi slices on top.
  • Optionally, serve with warm baguette slices.
  • Enjoy!
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