Watermelon and Haloumi

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 17 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 2 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 teaspoon shallot minced

1 teaspoon minced garlic


2 ounces red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

4 ounces plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon toasted sliced almonds

1 tablespoon chopped mint

4 (1-ounce) slices watermelon

4 (1-ounce) 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.