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The salty flavour of the halloumi is the perfect accompaniment to the greens in this vegetable dish. Asparagus, courgettes and pea shoots drizzled in a lemon, soy sauce and honey dressing makes a lovely light lunch Griddled halloumi, courgette and asparagus
Serves: 4
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips

 

Ingredients

 

    • 200g (7oz) asparagus spears

 

    • 6 baby courgettes, halved lengthways

 

    • 2 tbsps olive oil

 

    • 225g pack of halloumi cheese, sliced into 12

 

    • 4 handfuls of pea shoots or baby salad leaves

 

For the dressing:

    • 2 tbsps olive oil

 

    • Juice of half a lemon

 

    • Half a tsp each soy sauce and honey

 

    • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds, toasted

 

 

Method

 

    • Coat the asparagus and courgette lightly in oil and cook in batches in a griddle pan until tender. Set aside on a warm plate. Coat the cheese slices in the remaining oil and griddle them.

 

    • Meanwhile, whisk all the dressing ingredients in a jug.

 

    • Arrange the cheese and the veg on warm plates. Drizzle with dressing and put a few pea shoots or salad leaves on top.

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

Fat 26.0g

 

Saturates 11.0g

 

Calories 306(kcal)

 

Recipe by Michelle Knott