Watermelon and Halloumi Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews
Watermelon and Halloumi Salad with Pomegranate Dressing
Watermelon and Halloumi Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Directions

Mealthy Tip

Pomegranate molasses is a staple of Middle Eastern cuisine and is simply reduced sweetened pomegranate juice. It has a wonderful sweet-tart flavor. You can find it at some grocery stores and on Amazon.com. For some extra crunch and flavor in this salad, add pistachio. Top the salad with chicken, crispy prosciutto, or hard-boiled eggs for extra protein.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 178 calories; 13g fat; 8.5g carbohydrates; 7g protein; 22mg cholesterol; 715mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 178 Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.8g
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 715mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 8.5g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars 6.7g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 14% Iron 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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Jen the Mighty says:

Pomegranate molasses with the lemon juice makes the perfect dressing for this salad. The halloumi cheese and arugula make a really nice combo with the watermelon. I love finding recipes with watermelon in a savory application! Fantastic.

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Laura Griffin says:

I wanted to try a new salad and this recipe was perfect. I love this pomegranate dressing! It was so good. This is the perfect side salad, or entree salad and pairs well with grilled chicken.

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Jenny J says:

I substituted the watermelon for strawberries, it was a great alternative. Also, really enjoyed the dressing. Love the tart flavors in contrast to the sweet strawberries and spicy greens.

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Kaylee Adams says:

Made this salad with strawberry instead of watermelon. The pomegranate molasses is wonderful. It's perfect alone or with grilled fish.

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Jazzy Brewer says:

I did arugula and spinach with the watermelon, without the cheese. I also added some shaved parm. It was really sweet, especially with the dressing. Loved the flavor though. I paired it with grilled shrimp.