Ham, Tomato & Haloumi Rice Salad

Ham, Tomato & Haloumi Rice Salad

The colours on this dish pop as much as the flavours do in your mouth! Rev up your salad game with chargrilled ham and haloumi and try this recipe out!


2 x 250 g packets brown rice and quinoa, 90 sec steamed

2 cups broad beans, frozen

100 g ham, shaved

250 g haloumi cheese, sliced

250 g cherry tomatoes

½ cup kalamata olives in balsamic vinegar

½ cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped, to serve


¼ cup olive oil

2 tbsps white balsamic vinegar

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tsp Dijon mustard


1Prepare rice mixture following packet instructions. Transfer to a large platter.

2In a medium saucepan of boiling water, blanch broad beans 1 min. Drain and rinse under cold water. Pod beans.

3Preheat a chargrill or barbecue on high. Chargrill ham and haloumi, 1-2 mins, until ham is crisp and haloumi is golden. Set aside.

4Top rice mixture with beans, tomatoes, olives, ham and haloumi.

5BALSAMIC & GARLIC DRESSING: In a jug, whisk all ingredients together. Season.

6Drizzle dressing over salad. Scatter with parsley, to serve.