Taste of Cyprus Local Food Caprese salad with halloumi

Caprese salad with halloumi

Ingredients:

3 vine-ripened tomatoes, cored

1 halloumi (round shape)

7-8 green olives stuffed with almond or pepper paste

15 basil leaves, torn or cut into thin strips

1 tsp salt

1 tsp oregano

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper

3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Method:

Step 1:

Slice the tomatoes and halloumi into slices. Arrange the salad on a serving platter or individual plates in an alternating pattern, with two to three slices of tomato for every piece of cheese.

Step 2:

Season with the salt and pepper to taste. Scatter the basil leaves, the green olives and the oregano over the top.

Step 3:

Drizzle with the oil.

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