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Spicy Halloumi, Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Harissa Spice

January 17, 2017

Spicy Halloumi, Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Harissa Spice

Give your friends a head start on their exercise with this amazingly delicious Spicy Halloumi, Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Harissa Spice. It's healthy & tasty!

Serves 1 to 4

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 - 3 thick slices of Halloumi cheese 
  • 2 tbsp canned chick peas, rinsed 
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa and/or bulgur 
  • Harissa Spice
  • Cumin seeds and chilli flakes to taste 
  • A few handfuls of Rocket 
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved 
  • Cucumber, diced 
  • OPTIONAL EXTRAS: baby beetroot, spring onion, pickled jalapenos, hard boiled eggs, quartered

 

Instructions:

  1. Cube the cheese and add to a hot pan with butter, cumin seeds and chilli. Allow to brown on each side. When almost done, add the chickpeas and harissa  to taste (usually 1 - 2 tsp) and allow to warm through. Just before removing from heat stir in the quinoa/bulgur so that it can absorb some of the spices. 
  2. Layer rocket, cucumber, tomatoes, beetroot, spring onions etc in a bowl then add warm ingredients. Mix gently to combine warm and cool elements. Garnish with boiled eggs if desired. 
  3. TUCK IN!

 

Click here to buy Harissa and other herbs and spices

 

Source: The Blood Sugar Diet

 

Photo Credit to: The Blood Sugar Diet




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