Halloumi with grilled vegetables salad. The summer treat!

This is for the ones that want something easy and healthy.

A salad for the warm summer days to cool you off, serve it with a lemonade.


For the salad:

  • 8-10 asparagus spears
  • 1 medium eggplant (aubergine), sliced
  • 2 small courgettes (zucchini), sliced lengthwise
  • 8 ounces (225g) halloumi cheese, sliced
  • Mixed salad greens or lettuce of your choice
  • Fresh herbs (such as mint or basil), chopped (optional)
  • Olive oil for grilling
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For the dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
  2. Prepare the vegetables by brushing them with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Ensure all sides are coated.
  3. Grill the asparagus, eggplant slices, courgette slices, and halloumi cheese slices until nicely charred and tender. The cooking times may vary: asparagus typically takes about 3-4 minutes, eggplant and courgette slices take around 5-6 minutes per side, and halloumi cheese takes about 2-3 minutes per side. Keep an eye on them and adjust the cooking time as needed.
  4. Once grilled, remove the vegetables and halloumi from the grill and let them cool slightly.
  5. In the meantime, prepare the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl.
  6. Arrange the mixed salad greens or lettuce on a serving platter.
  7. Cut the grilled vegetables and halloumi into bite-sized pieces. Place them on top of the salad greens.
  8. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, ensuring everything is well-coated. If desired, sprinkle with fresh chopped herbs for added flavor.
  9. Serve the Grilled Halloumi Salad as a main course or a side dish.

This salad is a delightful combination of grilled vegetables, salty halloumi cheese, and a tangy dressing. It’s perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for a barbecue or summer gathering.

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