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white plate with a sliced of grilled Halloumi on mixed greens

Grilled Halloumi Salad

Delicious grilled halloumi cheese on top of a Mediterranean salad. Its crunchy, cool, savory and makes the perfect 30 minute vegetarian meal!
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Course: Sides and Shareables
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: 30 minute dinner, grilled, halloumi cheese, vegetarian,
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Sara Ayesh


  • Grill pan, grill, or panini press



  • 8 oz Halloumi cheese
  • 5 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 English Cucumber sliced
  • 1/4 a Red onion sliced
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes


  • 1 tablespoon dry mint
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • 1 cup pita chips


  • Slice the halloumi into 1x3 inch strips ( you could also do 1-inch chunks!)
  • Grill the halloumi cheese using whichever method you choose! Grill on a grill, grill pan, or panini press. Grill for 2 minutes on each side or 2 minutes total on the panini press.
  • Assemble the salad by tossing the mixed greens, cucumber, red onion, tomato, and top with the grilled halloumi cheese.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine mint, garlic, olive oil, pepper, salt, sumac, and lemon juice.
  • Whisk to create the dressing.
  • Top the salad with the dressing right before serving and finish with crushed pita chips.