Breakfast Muffin with Halloumi & Avocado Salsa

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This healthy and tasty breakfast muffin is made with fried halloumi, a bright and fresh avocado salsa and all topped with a runny fried egg. These make the perfect breakfast any day of the week!

Start your day in the best way ☀️

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I love these breakfast muffins, they’re so fresh and tasty. They’re also really easy to make and you can even meal prep the salsa the night before so that everything comes together super quickly in the morning.

You could definitely make this breakfast as a Christmas Eve morning treat or on Boxing Day as a bit of a light relief after all the heavy eating the day before.

But really this breakfast is perfect all year round. 

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Why we love this breakfast muffin…

This is a great vegetarian breakfast recipe which is full of flavour thanks to the bright and fresh salsa and that crispy salty halloumi.

You can make this recipe your own by adding extra veggies, bacon or anything else you can think of!

It’s such a simple recipe which you can meal prep parts of ahead of time so that you can have a quick and easy breakfast or brunch.

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Halloumi Muffin Ingredients

This section is here to provide further tips and ideas for alternative ingredients. The full recipe and instructions are included in the recipe card at the bottom of the post!

English Muffins: I love using English muffins in this recipe but you could also use sourdough toast, bagels or something else of your choice.

Eggs: Perfectly fried with runny yolks. You could also poach them if you prefer.

Avocado Salsa: This is a mixture of chopped avocado, cherry tomatoes, hot sauce, lime juice and chopped coriander leaves.

Halloumi: This is fried until browned and crisp.

 

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How to make halloumi egg muffins with avocado salsa

Make the salsa: Toss together the cherry tomatoes, chilli sauce, lime juice, coriander and avocado. Season well and set aside until ready to use.

Fry the halloumi: Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan and fry the halloumi slices until browned on both sides. While the halloumi is frying toast the muffins.

Finish the muffins: Split the halloumi slices between the muffin halves and top with the salsa. Fry the eggs to your liking and place on top of the salsa.

Equipment you need to make this recipe…

 

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Breakfast Muffin with Halloumi & Avocado Salsa

This healthy and tasty breakfast muffin is made with fried halloumi, a bright and fresh avocado salsa and all topped with a runny fried egg. These make the perfect breakfast any day of the week!
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 616kcal
Author: Amy Fulwood

Ingredients

  • 2 English Muffins
  • 2-4 Eggs depending on hunger levels
  • 150 g Cherry Tomatoes quartered
  • 2 tsp Hot Sauce
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • Small bunch Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/2 Avocado chopped
  • 200 g Halloumi sliced
  • Olive Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Make the salsa by tossing together the quartered cherry tomatoes, chilli sauce, juice of the lime, coriander and avocado. Season with plenty of salt to taste.
  • Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the halloumi and fry until browned on both sides. While the halloumi fries toast the muffins to your liking.
  • Put the muffins on two plates and top with the halloumi followed by the salsa. Turn down the heat under your pan slightly and add another drizzle of olive oil. Crack in your eggs and fry until cooked to your liking then transfer to your muffins.
Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Muffin with Halloumi & Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 616 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 20g100%
Cholesterol 164mg55%
Sodium 1664mg69%
Potassium 577mg16%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 678IU14%
Vitamin C 35mg42%
Calcium 1080mg108%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Notes

Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.
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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Simi
    22/12/2020 at 6:42 PM

    5 stars
    Such an easy and healthy breakfast recipe. Thank you for sharing this.

  • Reply
    Elly
    22/12/2020 at 6:42 PM

    5 stars
    YUM! Halloumi is my FAV I can’t wait to try this!! It’s hard to find good veggie breakfast recipes, so this will definitely be on my list!

  • Reply
    Cate
    22/12/2020 at 6:47 PM

    Wow yum! I love having eggs on English muffins, but everything else looks delicious as well! Trying this tomorrow can’t wait.

  • Reply
    Jen
    22/12/2020 at 7:30 PM

    5 stars
    Great way to use halloumi. Perfect breakfast now that I work from home.

  • Reply
    Heidy
    22/12/2020 at 7:53 PM

    5 stars
    This Breakfast Muffin with Halloumi and Avocado Salsa was out of this world good! My whole family loved it! It was so hearty and filling. I felt like I was ready for the day! Happy Holidays!

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