Warm radish, halloumi, potato and cherry tomato salad recipe

(43 ratings)

Colourful and deliciously warming, this radish, halloumi, potato and cherry tomato salad has a great balance of rich and salty flavours, plus a little mustard bite.

Warm radish, halloumi, potato and cherry tomato salad
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Cost RangeCheap

This warm radish, halloumi, potato and cherry tomato salad is a lovely mix of unexpected flavours that work beautifully together. 

The spicy hit of the radishes, warm potatoes, salty halloumi and sweet cherry tomatoes are a brilliant combination, all held together with a simple red wine vinegar dressing. If you don't have red wine vinegar, you can use balsamic instead - it's a little sweeter, but just as delicious. This recipe serves four, and it's ready in just half an hour. A brilliant weeknight dinner for sunny evenings. It's affordable too - one of our great cheap family meals that everyone will love. 


  • 200g new potatoes, sliced
  • 150g mixed radishes, cut in half
  • 100g cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g halloumi sliced

For the dressing:

  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Small bunch of dill chopped
  • Salt and pepper




  1. Place the new potatoes in a medium sized pan, cover with cold water, and lightly salt. Bring to the boil, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until cooked. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a medium sized bowl mix together the olive oil and vinegar, then add the Dijon mustard and dill.
  3. Add the new potatoes, radishes and cherry tomatoes to the dressing, mix and season well.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a medium sized non-stick frying pan and cook the halloumi on both sides for 1 minute until golden brown.
  5. Add the halloumi to the salad and mix gently, then divide between 4 plates and serve immediately.

Top tip for making warm radish, halloumi, potato and cherry tomato salad

Adding a slice or two of ham turns this into a more substantial dish that will satisfy those carnivores among your friends and family.

Octavia Lillywhite
Food and Lifestyle Writer

Octavia Lillywhite is an award-winning food and lifestyle journalist with over 15 years of experience. With a passion for creating beautiful, tasty family meals that don’t use hundreds of ingredients or anything you have to source from obscure websites, she’s a champion of local and seasonal foods, using up leftovers and composting, which, she maintains, is probably the most important thing we all can do to protect the environment.