Addicted to halloumi? Here's 11 delicious halloumi recipes where this amazing cheese is the star of the show. All recipes are healthy and vegetarian and feature fried, grilled and baked halloumi. Choose from salads, fajitas, kebabs, fritters and much more!
Halloumi lovers unite! I've put together a list of the most delicious halloumi recipes the internet has to offer!
Whether you're a halloumi addict or you're looking for your first halloumi recipe, there's something for everyone in this list.
All recipes featured are healthy and vegetarian and have either fried, grilled and baked halloumi as the star of the show. Choose from easy salads, one pan fajitas, loaded burgers and much much more!
If you haven't cooked with halloumi before, make sure to visit my How to Cook Halloumi post which is filled with tips and tricks on how to fry and grill halloumi, as well as loads of information about this amazing cheese.
WHAT IS HALLOUMI?
Halloumi is a cheese that originates from Cyprus. Traditionally it is made with a blend of goats and sheep milk, however, in countries where it’s difficult to source these milks, it can also be made with cow’s milk.
Halloumi has a distinctive layered texture similar to mozzarella and has a salty flavour due to it being brined in a salt water solution.
The unique characteristic of halloumi is that it does not melt when grilled because of its high melting point.
WHERE TO BUY HALLOUMI CHEESE
Halloumi has grown more popular in Western countries in recent years, and nowadays you’ll find packaged halloumi cheese in specialty cheese sections at most major supermarkets.
In Australia you'll find it in Coles, Woolworths and Aldi. In America it is commonly found in Trader Joes and Whole Foods. In the UK try your nearest Tesco's.
If you’re having trouble tracking it down, you can always try a smaller co-op, specialty cheese shops or your local Mediterranean deli.
If you’ve tried any of these Halloumi Recipes I’d love to hear how you enjoyed them! Pop a comment below!