Halloumi Salad/Lettuce Wrap (Gluten Free)

A good wrap is both one of my favorite lunch options and such a great thing to make when you need to bring lunch with you. But I’ve never been a big fan of tortilla bread. It quite blad and they always come in big packages with at least 6 pieces. So if I want to make 1-2 wraps I really don’t know what to make out of the rest of them? So they go to waste. To avoid this I started using salad/lettuce leafs. I always have lettuce at home, so I can just pick as many leafs as I need for the wrap, and then use the rest of it for other things without it going to waste like the tortilla bread would have.

I love the fact that using lettuce makes the wrap so much crunchier. Not to mention that it doesn’t get soggy as a tortilla wrap can get if you don’t eat it right away. This wrap is filled with crunchy vegetables, a fresh and light yoghurt dressing and delicious salty halloumi.

Ingredients for this Halloumi Salad/Lettuce Wrap:

  • Iceberg salad
  • Halloumi
  • Red cabbage
  • Cucumber
  • Radish
  • Green leafs
  • Tomato
  • Scallion
  • Bean sprouts
  • Yoghurt
  • Lime
  • Fresh basil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Halloumi Salad/Lettuce Wrap (Gluten Free)

A fresh and light salad wrap using lettuce instead of tortilla bread
Course Healthy Snack, Light Lunch, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine All around
Keyword Easy, Fresh, Gluten-Free, Grain Free, Healthy, Light, Oil Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 wraps

Ingredients

  • 6-8 Iceberg lettuce leafs (depending on how big they are)
  • 1/2 package Halloumi sliced
  • 1/4 Cucumber sliced
  • 5-6 Radishes sliced
  • 2 hands full of Green leafs
  • 4 Tomato slices
  • 1 Scallion (both white and green parts) thinly sliced
  • some Bean beansprouts
  • 3-4 tbsp Yoghurt
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • 4-5 Basil leafs roughly chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat a nonstick pan over medium/high heat.
  • Fry the halloumi on each side until golden.
  • Combine yoghurt, lime juice, fresh basil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  • Put the lettuce leafs in two squares. The leafs should overlap each other so that you can roll them together.
  • Add all the vegetables in the middle of the lettuce squares, then put some yoghurt dressing and add halloumi on top.
  • Roll the lettuce wrap tightly together and wrao in paper (optional, but easier to eat).

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