Spinach & Bacon Haloumi Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Haloumi is a firm, salty Greek cheese. You can use salami or ham instead of bacon, if you like. This salad is great served with grilled Turkish Pide, or beef sausages. From the January 2009 issue of "recipes +" magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a large frying pan over moderate heat. Cook and stir bacon for 3-4 minutes, or until brown. Transfer to paper towel to drain.
  2. Reheat pan; add haloumi. Cook for 1 minute each side or until golden brown. Remove from heat.
  3. Place spinach, onion, bacon, tomato, olives and haloumi in a large bowl. Whisk reserved oil, olive oil, garlic, juice, capers and chilli in a small jug.
  4. Drizzle dressing over bowl of salad; toss to combine. Serve at once with grilled pide or sausages.
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This recipe is absolutely delicious! Reasonably healthy while still a little indulgent. Will most definitly be making it again. We had it as a main meal between 2 and I added a handfull of fresh Vittoria tomatoes and doubled up on the spinich, olive oil and lemon juice. We ate the salad accompanied with a fresh Lebonese flat bread which soaked up the juices and flavour very nicely. 5 stars :)

Liesel G. October 23, 2013