Halloumi skewers recipe

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  • Vegetarian
serves: 6

Halloumi is a Greek cheese that you can grill, fry or bake. It has a mild, salty flavour and is great with lamb, grilled tomatoes, beans or on its own.


  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 18 whole pitted black olives
  • 100ml (3floz) olive oil
  • 400g (14oz) halloumi cheese
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 6 just cooked new potatoes
  • 2 large courgettes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 aubergine
  • 6 kebab skewers
  • Pitta bread to serve


  • Mix the garlic, olives and olive oil together to make the marinade.

  • Cut the cheese into 2.5cm (1in) cubes.

  • Cut tomatoes into four and remove the seeds. Cut potatoes in half length-ways.

  • Chop the remaining vegetables into 2.5cm (1in) cubes and thread them onto skewers with the potatoes and tomatoes.

  • Marinate the kebabs for 2 hrs.

  • Cook over barbecue or grill until tender, turning after 2 mins on each side, and serve immediately in pitta bread or on a bed of salad.

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