Mango, Haloumi and Quinoa Salad

Mango, haloumi and quinoa, yes please!

This salad is as easy as it is delicious (very easy and VERY delicious), so get cooking!

What you need:

2/3 cup uncooked quinoa

1 packed (180g) haloumi, cut into 1cm pieces

1 small head of cos lettuce, rinsed and thinly sliced

2 medium cucumber, cubed

2 small-med mangoes, cubed

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

3-4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

dash of soy sauce or sprinkle of salt in the dressing

What you do:

  1. Rinse quinoa using a siv and running water. Place quinoa in a medium pan and add 2 cups of water. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the grains are tender. Remove from heat and cool.

  2. Heat a frypan over medium heat. When the pan is warm add the haloumi, cook for 1-2 minutes each side or until lightly browned.

  3. Add lettuce, cucumber, mango, cooled quinoa and haloumi to a salad bowl and mix to combine.

  4. Add the vinegar, oil and soy to a small jar and shake to combine.

  5. Add a little extra protein if needed - tinned fish, boiled eggs, grilled meat or tofu.

  6. Serve, dress with dressing and enjoy!

Easy and delicious mango, haloumi and quinoa salad

Easy and delicious mango, haloumi and quinoa salad

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