The Best Halloumi Recipes To Try When Your Craving Cheese

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The first time I had halloumi I was at a BBQ and we had a halloumi fondue. … a salty but delicious cheese with a high melting point. You will love these delicious recipes I’m sure! Are you a lover of cheese like I am? Halloumi is where it’s at! You should know that Halloumi contains zinc, selenium, magnesium, vitamin A and many of the B vitamins. There is lots of goodness happening in this food, so don’t be afraid to try it. 

What is Halloumi?

According to Wikipedia Halloumi “is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of goat’s and sheep’s milk, and sometimes also cow’s milk.” There are many Halloumi recipes out there, you just need to know which recipes work best for you. I personally love Halloumi fries, they are my favorite! It’s also important to note that Halloumi is a great source of calcium and very high protein but also high in fat.

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Can You Eat Halloumi On The Keto Diet?

Just make sure you eat the Halloumi with other keto-friendly ingredients. Eating Halloumi is easy on the Keto diet because you just add it to your favorite foods. Obviously, you could not eat this cheese type concoction with a loaf of bread and call it healthy eating. However, eating it in moderation and within the low carb or Keto guidelines is a smart move. 

How To Cook Halloumi Cheese?

One of my favorite ways to eat this cheese is grilled Halloumi. It’s seriously so delicious. There are many Halloumi recipes available, so make sure you give some of them a try! I think you’ll enjoy stretching your palette and buying something delicious like the following recipes. In no time you’ll be making these Halloumi lunch ideas in your own home!  You’ll learn in no time how to eat Halloumi cheese too.

Tasty Halloumi Recipes For The Family

If you’re looking for a simple and easy Halloumi starter then why not try out this fantastic Halloumi and figs recipe over on the Mamafoodie blog.

Halloumi Burgers with Sticky Chilli Sauce – Kitchen Sanctuary

If you want to try a good Halloumi recipe, then these burgers with chili sauce is going to satisfy your cravings. Give it a try and see how you like it. 


Herby Lemon Risotto with Halloumi – Kitchen Sanctuary

One of my favorite ways to have Halloumi is with Risotto. You won’t believe the flavor that this recipe provides. 


Halloumi Zucchini Balls – Sugar Free Mom

If you want a healthier approach to eating, then this Halloumi recipe is just what you need! It’s simple to make and healthy. 


Harissa Halloumi Salad with Couscous – The Cook Report

If you’ve never tried couscous before, this is the recipe to try it with. It’s oh-so-delicious and easy to make. 


Halloumi Frittata with Red Peppers – Baking Queen 74

Want something different for dinner? Give this frittata with red peppers a try! You’ll love the Halloumi in it. 


Halloumi Fajitas – Happy Veggie Kitchen

For a yummy spin on traditional fajitas, give this recipe a try. I think you’ll like it!


Grilled Halloumi Cheese Bake – Taming Twins

I’m always down for a good cheese bake? Why not try this one? I’m sure you’ll love it just as much as we do. 


Grilled Guacamole Flank Steak with Halloumi Kebobs – Health Starts in the Kitchen


When it comes to flank steak, you better believe that I’m always willing to try any recipe. This particular one looks delicious. 

Grilled Halloumi Salad – Hello Little Home

In the mood for a little salad? Give this Grilled Halloumi Salad a try! Eating healthy has never tasted so good. 

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Fantastic Halloumi Lunch Ideas

Halloumi Fries on Strawberry and Rocket Salad – Slow the Cook Down

When it comes to eating lunch, this Halloumi recipe is amazing! I love strawberries on my salad. 


Grilled Halloumi and Pineapple Veggie Burgers with Avocado – Every Day Delicious

I’m always looking for a delicious salad like this one! Halloumi and pineapple go fantastic together. 


Zucchini Halloumi Fritters – Cook It Real Good

Have you ever tried a fritter? If not, this recipe is a good place to start! I think you’ll love the Zucchini and Halloumi together. 


Grilled Halloumi, Caramelised Shallots, Green Bean, Pine Nut Salad with Lime Dressing – Emma Eats and Explores

It’s time to mix a bunch of delicious foods together and call it a salad. You just can’t go wrong with this salad. 


Grilled Eggplant Salad with Halloumi – A Clean Bake

Mmmm, eggplant has always been a favorite around here. Mixing it with Halloumi is a culinary wish come true. 


Halloumi Hummus Bowls – How Sweet Eats

I’m a huge fan of hummus and adding it to a bowl with Halloumi is just plain incredible. Give it a try! 


Fried Halloumi Tacos – What’s Gatsby Cooking

I’m always down for taco night, especially when it comes to Fried Halloumi Tacos! These are incredible and a favorite around here. 


Grilled Halloumi Greek Flatbreads – Hungry Healthy Happy

When you’re looking for a healthy version of Halloumi, then give these flatbreads a try. Delicious, I say! 


Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Ricotta and Pesto Grilled Halloumi – Not Enough Cinnamon


Sometimes you need to get a little fancy with pesto and ricotta. This recipe will have your taste buds jumping for joy. 

Coconut Chickpea Curry with Halloumi – Half Baked Harvest

Any time of the day is perfect for coconut and Halloumi. Go ahead and give this scrumptious recipe a go. 

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About Angela Milnes

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and adults. Angela has also taught cooking classes and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Instant Pot Table. Follow her on Pinterest!

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