Keto halloumi salad with cauliflower
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Keto Halloumi Salad with Cauliflower

This simple but tasty salad is perfect on its own or with a simple protein on a hot summer's day. It can also be served warm straight out of the frying pan. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 side dishes
Calories 333 kcal


  • 1/2 head cauliflower cut into small florets
  • 180 grams halloumi cheese cubed
  • 2 rashers bacon diced
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil



  1. Cut the cauliflower into small florets and steam in the microwave for 6 - 7 minutes until tender. Drain then set aside uncovered to dry. 

  2. In a large frying pan, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat. Fry the bacon until crispy and push to one side. 

  3. Add the cubed halloumi and continue frying until the halloumi is golden on all sides. 

  4. Add the steamed cauliflower and remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and fry for 2 - 3 minutes until the cauliflower starts to brown slightly. 

  5. Remove from heat and let sit for 3 - 5 minutes to cool slightly. Meanwhile, whisk together the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. 

  6. Toss the halloumi, bacon and cauliflower through the baby spinach leaves and drizzle with the dressing to serve. 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Halloumi Salad with Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 937mg41%
Potassium 320mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 1405IU28%
Vitamin C 40.3mg49%
Calcium 481mg48%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet and all calculations are estimates only.