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Halloumi Lettuce Wraps

  • difficulty

    easy

  • serves

    4

  • cooks in

    15 to 30 mins

  • calories

    535 per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of halloumi cheese, cut into slices
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter, diced into small cubes
  • 8 x lettuce leaves that can be used as wraps
  • 185g cooked quinoa
  • 4 tbsp pomegranate seeds
  • 1 x avocado
  • 1/2 x cucumber, diced into small cubes
  • 2 x tomatoes, diced into small cubes
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

    Cooking Directions

    1. In a bowl, mix together the cucumber, tomatoes, quinoa, pomegranate seeds, and avocado.  Drizzle over the lemon juice and add salt and pepper to taste.
    2. In a skillet or frying heat the olive oil and 1 – 2 cubes of the butter. Add in the halloumi cheese.  Don’t over crowd the pan so you may to cook in batches. Add in more cubes of butter as needed.
    3. Once the cheese is browned, carefully remove with a with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel to drain.
    4. In each lettuce leaf place some of the quinoa mixture and top with halloumi slices.