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Warm Zucchini Noodle Salad with Fried Halloumi and Burst Tomatoes

This Warm Zucchini Noodle Salad with fried halloumi and burst tomatoes is a delicious, low-carb, and healthy alternative to a traditional pasta dish. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Halloumi, zucchini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 428 kcal
Author Katie Trant

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 pint container of cherry tomatoes halved
  • 3.5 oz halloumi cubed
  • 1 medium zucchini spiralized
  • generous pinch of red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the tomato halves to the pan, shaking to distribute everything. Cook until they are beginning to soften and break down a bit, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the halloumi cubes to the pan with the tomatoes, and cook for a couple of minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are just beginning to turn golden.

  4. Add the spiralized zucchini and cook, stirring constantly, until they are warm and just barely soft. A sort of "al dente" is what you're looking for - this should only take 2 minutes or so.

  5. Remove from the heat, slide the whole mess into a bowl, and sprinkle with red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

  6. Enjoy immediately!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Warm Zucchini Noodle Salad with Fried Halloumi and Burst Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Sodium 1232mg51%
Potassium 1027mg29%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 1550IU31%
Vitamin C 89mg108%
Calcium 1050mg105%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.