Watermelon and Haloumi

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 17 min
  • serves 4

A fresh, summery snack featuring a slice of watermelon marinated in a shallot, herb and garlic sauce and topped with seared haloumi.

6 Ratings
Directions for: Watermelon and Haloumi


1 tsp shallot, minced

1 tsp garlic, minced


2 oz red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp honey

4 oz extra-virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp toasted sliced almonds

1 Tbsp mint, chopped

4 (1-oz) slices watermelon

4 (1-oz) slices haloumi


1. Place shallots and garlic in mixing bowl and add a pinch of salt. Add vinegar and honey and whisk. Slowly whisk in 4 ounces oil. Fold in the almonds and mint. Pour over melon and let marinate for 1 hour. Heat a medium skillet over a medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of oil. Sear haloumi for 1 minute per side. Remove from pan, top with marinated watermelon and serve.

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