What to do with leftover halloumi
Halloumi cheese is commonly grilled, barbecued or fried. Find out how you can use up leftover halloumi cheese in your cooking here.
Recipes using halloumi
- Halloumi and pea falafel flatbreads with houmous and slaw
- Purple sprouting broccoli and halloumi skewers
- Pancetta-wrapped halloumi with smoky chilli tomato relish
- Halloumi and pistachio nut roast
How to use up leftover halloumi
- Halloumi salad
Toss salad leaves with chopped fresh mint, thinly sliced orange and roasted red peppers from a jar. Fry 1cm slices of halloumi in a little oil until golden. Mix 2 parts olive oil with 1 part lemon juice and a splash of orange juice, then toss with the salad. Serve the warm halloumi on top.
- Cheese burger
Cut 100g halloumi into 1cm slices and put in a shallow dish. In a small bowl, mix 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 crushed garlic clove, 1 tsp smoked paprika, the juice of 1/2 lemon and a handful chopped fresh coriander. Pour over the halloumi, cover and chill for 2 hours. Remove the halloumi from the marinade, then griddle on both sides until golden. Spread 2 burger buns with onion chutney, then sandwich the halloumi with sliced red onion and tomato.