Fried Bread with "Magic Mike" Tomatoes, Persian Cucumbers and Halloumi
4 ¾ inch slices of peasant bread, fried in ¼ cup of olive oil until golden brown
8 ounce package of Halloumi cheese, sliced and sautéed in 3 tablespoons of olive oil
2 Persian cucumbers, sliced
4 early girl tomatoes, sliced into quarters
12 leaves of mint
Olive oil to taste
Lemon juice to taste
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 clove of garlic, removed from its jacket
Rub the garlic clove on the fried and sliced bread pieces and season it with salt and pepper.
In a medium sized bowl, place the halloumi, the tomatoes and cucumbers, add olive oil, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Place the mixture on top of the four pieces of bread and garnish with mint.