Halloumi skewers recipe

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  • Vegetarian
serves: 6
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  • 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.

    Ingredients

    • 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

    Method

    • 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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