Finding the perfect side dish can be tricky. You want it to be totally delicious, but also extremely low maintenance since your main course will be more time-consuming. So, what’s a girl to do?
Thankfully, nutritionist and whole foods cook, Jacqueline Alwill has shared her halloumi, grilled peach and asparagus salad recipe. You really only need a handful of ingredients to whip it up (many of which you may already have in your pantry), but the result is a delicious, light, and healthy side dish that’s sure to impress. The best part: it only takes 5 minutes to make!
Keep scrolling for the recipe!
Halloumi, Grilled Peach and Asparagus Salad
Salty, sweet, crunchy, bitter, and a touch of sea salt—the best balance you can create in flavours. – Jacqueline Alwill via thebrownpaperbagnutrition.com.au.
GF SF V
Serves 4 as a side
4 yellow peaches, seeds removed and cut in quarters
2 bunches asparagus, ends trimmed
225 halloumi, sliced approx 5mm thick
2 cups baby rocket leaves
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
2 tablespoons olive oil
Juice of half lime
Sea salt and black pepper
- Heat a large grill plate on medium heat and drizzle with oil. Cook asparagus, peaches and halloumi on the grill for 3-4 minutes, turning half way.
- Whilst they are cooking whisk together ingredients for the dressing and pop the rocket leaves on a large serving platter.
- Once asparagus, halloumi and peaches are cooked arrange over the rocket, drizzle with dressing, season with sea salt and black pepper and serve.
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