Lentils are one of the most nutritious and versatile plant-based proteins. Puy lentils are rich in antioxidants, iron and magnesium. They are great for salads due to their peppery taste. Halloumi makes a wonderful alternative for meat.
250g cherry tomatoes halved
I small red onion finely sliced
I garlic clove crushed
Half a lemon juiced
1 tbsp olive oil
150g Puy Lentils or pre-cooked Puy lentils
250g pack of halloumi cheese cubed
Handful of coriander roughly chopped
- Mix the tomatoes, red onion, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil together.
- Cook the Puy lentils until just tender and drain, or if using pre-cooked lentils, heat according to packet instructions. Add to the tomato mixture. Mix and season well.
- Grill the halloumi cheese until golden or dry fry over a medium heat in a frying pan.
- Stir the coriander into the tomato mix and then place the halloumi on top.