Watermelon, Halloumi and Mint

Watermelons are made up of several functional ingredients, such as citrulline, lycopene, and chlorophyll. These ingredients are known to have health benefits such as lower blood pressure, improve metabolic health, and reduce muscle soreness after exercise. Watermelons are also packed with water and nutrients, contain very few calories and are exceptionally refreshing. An all time favourite that gets everyone exited, have you ever considered using watermelon as a hero ingredient in a dish? Watermelon pairs well with sweet and savoury flavours.

Recipe Details

1 Servings

Ready In: 10 minutes

Nutritional Information

Energy: 318 kCal

Protein: 9.7 g

Carbohydrates: 16.1 g

Sugar: 12.6 g

Fat: 24.3 g

Fibre: 0.6 g

Dietary Requirements

Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian

Low GI

Gluten-Free

Equipment List

Cutting board

Knife

Non-stick frying pan

Ingredients

  • 1 wedge watermelon, halved (¼ of a circle, 1.5 cm thick slice)
  • 3 slices halloumi, (½ cm thick, 2 x 8 cm rectangle) 
  • 1 tbsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar glaze
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, whole/roughly chopped

Method

  1. Drizzle some Liviana® CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil into a non-stick frying pan and fry the halloumi over a high heat. Only turn once when the bottom of the halloumi has become crisp and golden. Remove from the pan and let cool slightly.
  2. Place the sliced watermelon on a plate.
  3. Put the halloumi and mint onto the watermelon. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and Liviana CBD-Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  4. Serve a refreshing summer side, starter, or a satisfying spin on a dessert.

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietitian

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