Halloumi, Kale and Tahini Salad Recipe

Halloumi, kale and tahini salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This simple halloumi, kale and tahini salad is quick, delicious and perfect for lunch or a lighter evening meal. The salty halloumi works wonders with the softened kale and nutty tahini


*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • olive oil
  • tahini 1 1/2 tbsp
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • garlic 1 small clove, crushed
  • dried mint 1/4 tsp
  • ground turmeric a pinch
  • kale 85g
  • halloumi 250g block, diced into 1.5cm cubes
  • raisins 40g
  • red onion 1/2 small, finely sliced


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Whisk 2 tsp of olive oil, the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, dried mint, turmeric and 2 tbsp of water to make a dressing.

  • Step 2

    Season with a pinch of salt, pepper and sugar, then toss through the kale and leave to soften for 20 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Toss the halloumi cubes with another 2 tsp of oil, spread out on a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes until golden and crisp.

  • Step 4

    Sprinkle the raisins, red onion and halloumi over the kale, toss together, and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 607
  • Fat 42.5g
  • Saturates 22.6g
  • Carbs 20.6g
  • Sugars 16.3g
  • Fibre 2.2g
  • Protein 34.4g
  • Salt 3.83g