Pita and Arla® Havarti Salad with Olive Salsa

Add some protein to your salsa with little cubes of Havarti.


2/3 cup | 150 mL
mixed salad bar olives, pitted and chopped 

1 clove garlic, minced 

1/2 tsp | 2 mL
sumac* [optional] 

2 tbsp | 30 mL
flat leaf parsley, minced 

1/4 cup | 60 mL
olive oil 

1 lemon, juiced 

2 pita breads 

1/4 cup | 50 mL
olive oil 

1/2 lemon, juiced 
salt and pepper 

1 pkg | 200 g
Arla® Creamy Havarti Cheese, cut into 1/4” cubes 

1 green pepper, diced 

2 plum tomatoes, diced 

1/2 English cucumber, diced 

1 red onion, peeled and diced

*Sumac, a Mediterranean spice can be found at your health food store



Salsa: in a medium bowl combine all ingredients together, stir, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.Meanwhile, brush pita breads with oil and toast or grill; break into bite size pieces and place in a salad bowl, drizzle with 2 tsp. olive oil and a squeeze of lemon; season with salt and pepper. Add Havarti Cheese, green pepper, tomatoes, cucumber and red onion; add remaining olive oil and lemon and toss to combine. Place individual portions on salad plates and top with spoonfuls of salsa.