Sometimes at lunch you want a really good bottle of wine with something delicious to go with it, which won’t take you and age to prepare. Alida Ryder is the master of the quite to prepare, maximum visual impact, heady aromas and utterly fabulous flavours. Here she hits the nail on the head – again!
Spicy green goddess sandwich with grilled halloumi
Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time 5 minutes
Total time 10 minutes
for the avocado
1 ripe avocado
½ jalapeño, roughly chopped (seeds removed if you prefer it less hot)
2 tablespoons micro herbs
lemon juice, to taste
salt & pepper to taste
for the sandwich
2 wholewheat seed rolls, halved
250g halloumi, sliced into 1.5cm slices
To make the avocado spread, combine all the ingredients in a small food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside.
Grill the halloumi in a hot griddle pan until golden brown on both sides and heated through.
To serve, spread the avocado onto the halved seed rolls then top with the halloumi and lettuce and serve.
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Alida Ryder is one of my favourite food people. Excellent cook, recipe developer, great photographer. Her website has a huge following and she is doing things she could only have dreamed of a few years ago. She’s written two books Simple & Delicious and Cook from the heart. Click here to go to her fabulous website. Click here to buy her first e-book.