Watermelon and Halloumi
Sounds weird but it's really good.
- 1 tsp. minced shallot
- 1 tsp. minced garlic
- Kosher salt
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 T honey
- 1/2 cup plus 1 T EVOO
- 2 T sliced almonds, toasted
- 2 T chopped fresh mint
- 8 small wedges watermelon, seedless, rind removed
- 8 oz. Halloumi cheese, cut into 8 slices
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 75mins
Place the shallot and garlic in a mixing bowl and add a pinch of salt. Add the vinegar and honey and whisk. Slowly whisk in 1/2 cup EVOO, then add the almonds and mint.
Place the watermelon in a shallow dish. Pour the dressing on top, cover and let marinate 1 hour in the fridge.
Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the remaining 1 T olive oil. sear the Halloumi 1 minute per side then remove from the pan; top each with a piece of the watermelon.