This salad combination of salty and sweet makes for an amazing fresh flavour sensation and is best served while the cheese is still warm.


  • 1/4 watermelon

  • 180g haloumi

  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Lemon juice

  • Yoghurt dressing

  • 2 tablespoons Greek yoghurt

  • 1 tablespoon mint sauce

  • 1 handful mint leaves, chopped


  • 1.

    Cut watermelon and haloumi into 1cm thick slices with a similar shape.

  • 2.

    Heat a non-stick frying pan on medium heat. Toss haloumi slices in oil, then fry cheese for 1 minute each side until golden brown.

  • 3.

    In a small bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Taste and adjust to your liking.

  • 4.

    Arrange the haloumi and watermelon in alternating layers across a plate. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and top off with a squeeze of lemon juice.

  • Tips:

  • 1.

    Haloumi is a semi-hard, salty, and scrumptious cheese, which is fantastic grilled or fried. It is made from a mixture of goat's and sheep's milk. We call it the squeaky cheese because it makes a squeak when you cut it.


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