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Watermelon, Mango and Halloumi Salad Skewers

Halloumi is a salty, “squeaky” cheese that is typically pan-fried or grilled until golden and crisp on the outside. It adds a lovely depth of flavor to these sweet skewers!! If you can’t find halloumi, feel free to substitute feta but skip the cooking step.

  • 1 cup watermelon balls or cubes
  • 1 mango cut into cubes
  • 6 ounces halloumi cheese, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups bibb lettuce, cut into small chunks
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar

In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, pan fry the halloumi slices until golden brown on both sides. Once cool, cut into 1” squares. In a blender, pulse herbs, vinegar and olive oil to emulsify. Do not liquefy herbs. Assemble skewers alternating watermelon, mango, halloumi and include a chunk of lettuce. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Enjoy!


Serves 4-6 as a side dish

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