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Spiced lentil and chickpea salad with Halloumi

🙌 Spiced lentil and chickpea salad with Halloumi 😋⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Came across this gem of a recipe by @olivemagazine and couldn't resist making it (and sharing with you guys!)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Let me know if you make it + what you think!⠀⠀

 

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Ingredients⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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olive oil 2 tbsp⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
red onion 1, halved and sliced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
cherry vine tomatoes 200g⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
harissa 2 tsp⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
cooked beluga lentils 250g pouch⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
lemon ½, juiced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
halloumi 1 block, cut into ½cm slices⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
chickpeas 400g tin, drained and rinsed⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
mint a small bunch, roughly torn⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
flat-leaf parsley a small bunch, roughly torn⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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DRESSING⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
tahini 1 tbsp⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
natural yogurt 3 tbsp⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
harissa 2-3 tsp⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
runny honey 1 tsp (optional)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
lemon ½, juiced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
garlic ½ a clove, crushed⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Method⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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STEP 1⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onion until soft. Stir in the tomatoes and cook until they are just starting to break down and burst open. Stir in the harissa, lentils and lemon juice, cook for a minute then season well and cool.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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STEP 2⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Whisk together all the dressing ingredients with enough water to make a drizzle-able consistency.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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STEP 3⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Fry the halloumi slices in batches in a dry non-stick pan until golden on both sides.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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STEP 4⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Toss the chickpeas and 1/2 the herbs into the lentil mixture.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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STEP 5⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Put on a platter or divide between plates and top with the dressing, the halloumi and the remaining herbs.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Serves 4

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Cals⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
487⠀⠀⠀

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Fat⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
25.3g⠀⠀

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Saturates⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
11.5g⠀

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Carbs⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
31.2g⠀

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Sugars⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
9.9g

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Fibre⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
9.9g⠀⠀

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Protein⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
28.5g⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Salt⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
1.9g

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