Spring Vegetable Grain Bowl with Halloumi and Turmeric-Tahini Dressing

May  6, 2015
2 Ratings
  • Serves 2-3
Author Notes

This is a simple recipe that’s great for those nights when you want flavor without the fat. Oh, and once you prepare the ingredients, you’ll have a few weekday lunches all ready to go with the leftovers! —CAVA

What You'll Need
  • 1 bundle radishes
  • 1 bundle heirloom carrots
  • 1 cup farro, prepared per package instructions
  • 1 cup millet, prepared per package instructions
  • 1 package fresh arugula (1-2 cups)
  • 2-3 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1 package fresh halloumi cheese, sliced into 1-inch by 3-inch rectangles
  • 3-4 tablespoons eggplant & red pepper dip
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Whisk together tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, turmeric, cayenne, and ¼ cup water until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Reduce cayenne quantity if you’re wary of spiciness.
  2. To assemble, spoon a scoop of eggplant and red pepper dip into bottom of bowl. Next, add farro and millet. Top with roasted veggies, arugula, a scoop of eggplant & red pepper dip, and warm halloumi. Drizzle with turmeric-tahini dressing.
  3. Enjoy!

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1 Review

Traci S. March 20, 2018
How is this "without fat"? Halloumi cheese, olive oil, and tahini don't contain fat? Oh well...okay...