haloumi and sweet potato salad

Sweet Potato Salad
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Crispy, salty haloumi contrasts beautifully against velvety sweet potato in this stunningly presented salad. This haloumi and sweet potato salad is perfect for your next BBQ or get together with friends.

🍴Serves: 4-6
🕒 Prep: 15mins  Cook: 20mins


  • 1 medium sweet potato, washed and scrubbed (no need to peel unless very dirty)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • ½ cup cashews
  • ½ cup craisins
  • 4 cups spinach
  • 1 red capsicum (plus 1 yellow capsicum, if available)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 packet haloumi cheese
  • 1 dash olive oil


  1. Dice sweet potato into small pieces
  2. Heat coconut oil in pan and add sweet potato
  3. Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally (be careful not to burn, turn heat down if necessary)
  4. Add cashews and craisins to pan and mix. Cook for 5 minutes
  5. Wash and place spinach on platter
  6. Top with chopped capsicum, avocado and apple
  7. Add sweet potato mix to salad
  8. Slice haloumi (about 1/2 cm in thickness)
  9. Add a dash of olive oil to pan
  10. Fry haloumi on medium to hot heat for 2 minutes each side
  11. Add to salad and enjoy!


Try using pumpkin in place of sweet potato and add any of your favourite salad ingredients!

Feel free to top with other nuts or seeds.


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