Abi’s squeaky Greek salad

Abi's squeaky Greek salad

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This easy Greek salad recipe stars halloumi in place of the traditional feta, as well as edamame beans, pickled red onions and pea shoots. It's the perfect salad for a dinner party or a braai.


  • 1 punnet Woolworths exotic tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • Woolworths pickled red onion, sliced, to taste
  • 4 - 5 pea shoots
  • 1 packet olives
  • Fresh peas, blanched, to taste
  • Woolworths frozen edamame beans, blanched and podded, to taste
  • 1 block halloumi cheese, sliced horizontally
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • Lemon juice, for drizzing
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

Layer a variety of sliced and halved Woolworths exotic tomatoes on a platter with peeled, sliced cucumber and Woolworths pickled red onion.

Scatter over pea shoots, olives, blanched fresh peas, Woolworths frozen edamame beans.

Slice a block of halloumi in half horizontally and fry on both sides in olive oil until golden.

Drizzle with lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and season.

Eat while the cheese is hot and squeaky.

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Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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