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Minty Pea and Halloumi Pasta Salad August 11, 2010

Yes surprise another Weight Watchers recipe.

4 ½ points per serving

Serves 2

10 minutes to prepare

10 minutes to cook

Ingredients

100g of whole-wheat fusilli pasta

60g frozen peas

Low fat cooking spray

75g of halloumi, cut into small cubes

2 tbsp of fat free vinaigrette

2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar

A few sprigs of chopped mint

A good handful of spinach leaves

Handful of basil leaves

 

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, add the pasta and cook according to pack instructions.
  2. Add the peas for the final 3 minutes of cooking time, just to defrost.
  3. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  4. Meanwhile mist a small frying pan with low fat cooking spray and heat. Add the halloumi cubes and cook for 2-3 minutes, turning them so that they brown on all sides. Set aside and cool.
  5. Mix together the vinaigrette, balsamic vinegar and mint. Pour over the pasta and stir well. Mix in the spinach leaves and basil and serve with the halloumi scattered on top.
 

2 Responses to “Minty Pea and Halloumi Pasta Salad”

  1. Piedro Says:

    I love halloumi and this recipe just sounds delicious to me. There are so many variations of recipes with halloumi, it is just amazing.


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