Healthy spinach, artichoke and hazelnut salad recipe

Libby Limon BSc NT mBANT / Jan 25, 2017

It may be mid-winter, but salads can still be a great way to top up on immune boosting veggies and keep the lurgies away. This recipe contains 3 of your ‘5-a-day’. They are also so quick to throw together, so it's nice and simple and easy too.


Prep time: 5 mins

Serves one


  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 1/ tin lentils vert (drained)
  • ½ apple (finely sliced)
  • 50g baby spinach
  • ½ tin artichoke hearts (drained)
  • 10 hazelnuts (chopped)
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 50g authentic sheep and goat’s halloumi (sliced)


  1. In a dry frying pan, grill the halloumi slices for a minute or two on each side until starting to colour.
  2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan place the lentils, olive oil, lemon juice. Mix together, stir over a high heat for 30-60sec until warmed through.
  3. In a bowl, toss the lentils with all the other ingredients, season to taste and then serve by topping with the grilled halloumi slices.

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