Roasted Beet Salad with Honey Halloumi Cheese

2021-08-02T23:11:27+00:00July 31st, 2021|Entrees, Recipes, Side Dish|

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Roasted Beet Salad:

It is salad season and this roasted beet salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser. And it is a great prep ahead meal for those busy weeknights.

Ingredients you will need:

  1. Beets
  2. Olive oil
  3. Salt and pepper
  4. Lemon
  5. Orange
  6. Red wine vinegar
  7. Manuka honey
  8. Halloumi cheese
  9. Ghee or any oil you use
  10. Supergreens
  11. Red onion
  12. Homemade candied pecans

How to prepare roasted beets:

The first thing you are going to want to prepare, is the roasted beets. Peel the beets, chop into bite size pieces, add to a lined baking sheet, and add olive oil, salt + pepper. And roast the beets 400°F for 30-35 minutes or until the beets are fork tender. But make sure to let them cool completely before adding to the salad or else it will wilt the salad.

Honey Halloumi:

And while the beets are roasting, prepare the honey halloumi cheese. Add the ghee or any oil you are using to a pan and warm for a minute or so on medium heat. And add the sliced halloumi cheese to pan and drizzle manuka honey all over the cheese. Cook a few minutes on each side and let cool before adding to salad.

Preparing the dressing:

Preparing the homemade orange honey dressing is simple. Add all the ingredients to a jar and shake it all up. Store the leftovers in the refrigerator.

Putting the salad together:

And once everything is done, start layering up the salt. Add the greens to a bowl, add roasted beets, sliced red onions, honey halloumi cheese, candied pecans, drizzle the dressing over the salad, and toss.

Can I meal prep this salad in advance?

Yes, this salad can be prepped in advance. But I would suggest keeping everything separate and putting the salad together the day you plan on enjoying. Because this will keep everything fresh and prevent having a soggy salad.

What can I serve with this salad?

This salad is great by itself as a meal. But it also can be served with oven roasted chicken thighs, fish, or any other preferred proteins.

 

Roasted Beet Salad with Honey Halloumi Cheese

Ingredients

Roasted beets:

  • 2 red beets
  • 2 gold beets
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Orange Honey Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp manuka honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 large orange juiced
  • 1 orange Zested about 2 Tbsp

Honey Halloumi:

  • Halloumi cheese
  • 1 Tbsp ghee or any oil you use
  • 1 Tbsp manuka honey

Additional ingredients:

  • Super greens or spinach
  • Sliced red onions
  • Optional: diced oranges
  • Homemade candied pecans

Instructions

Roasted Beets Instructions:

  • Peel the beets and chop into bite size pieces
  • Add beets to a lined baking sheet
  • Add olive oil and salt + pepper, and mix
  • Roast 400°F for 30-35 minutes or until fork tender
  • Let cool completely before adding to salad

Orange Honey Dressing Instructions:

  • Add all the ingredients to a jar and shake up
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator
  • Honey Halloumi Instructions:
  • Add ghee to a pan and warm through on medium heat
  • Add the sliced halloumi cheese
  • Drizzle the manuka honey all over cheese
  • Cook a few minutes on each side
  • Dice up and add to salad once cooled

Salad Instructions:

  • Add the greens to a bowl
  • Add roasted beets, sliced red onions, honey halloumi, and drizzle the dressing over the salad, and toss