Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Halloumi
Ingredients:350g beetroot, trimmed and cut into wedges 500g carrots, trimmed and thickly sliced 1 tbsp cumin seeds 3 tbsp olive oil 200g Waitrose Duchy Organic British Quinoa 250g pack halloumi cheese, sliced into 8 pieces zest and juice from 1 lemon 25g pack flat leaf parsley, chopped 40g toasted flaked almonds
- Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Place the vegetables, cumin seeds and one tablespoon olive oil in a roasting tin and toss together. Roast for 35-40 minutes until the beetroot and carrots are golden and very tender.
- Meanwhile, place the quinoa in a saucepan and cover with water measuring 4cm above the quinoa (about 500ml). Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes until all the water has been absorbed then remove from the heat, cover and set aside.
- Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a small non-stick frying pan, add the halloumi in a single layer and cook for 2-3 minutes until golden then turn over to cook the other side.
- Place the roasted vegetables in a large bowl. Fluff up the quinoa with a fork and add to the bowl with the lemon zest and juice, the remaining one tablespoon olive oil, parsley and almonds. Divide between plates and serve with the halloumi.