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Halloumi Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

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I love making Mexican food and tacos just scream summer to me. There’s something about a perfectly charred tortilla packed full of fresh ingredients which just makes me so happy.

As much as I love a meaty taco this vegetarian version is just as good. If you want to try cutting down on meat or just fancy a change from your usual taco filling then these halloumi tacos are perfect for you.

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

We have been going mad for the vegetarian recently. Well, when I say that, we’ve had 4 out of 5 vegetarian dinners this week. That counts right?

I’ve been working on a book at work all about health and it really emphasises the importance of cutting down on meat and how important it is to avoid saturated fat etc. so that’s made me think twice about eating too much meat.

Don’t worry though, this blog will definitely not be going full on vegetarian. I love me some chicken/beef/bacon/lamb far too much.

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

We’ve also been going for runs! I hate running, whenever I do it I get in a big strop because I find it so unpleasant to be out of breath and tired. I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned it before but Will and I drunkenly signed up for a half marathon a few months ago.

Things like this always seem like a great idea in principle before I remember how much I hate exercising. Anyway, because we’ve got this half marathon in March next year Will has been training away and I’ve been joining him when I can bear to. I’ve been twice this week so I think that makes me a runner?

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

If you’re all healthy and exercisy like me then this recipe for halloumi tacos is the one for you. Even if you’re not it’s still an excellent choice. The halloumi is so delicious, covered in spices like paprika, chilli powder and garlic powder.

Then you’ve got a lovely healthy and fresh slaw based on the one I used for my buttermilk chicken sandwiches which just gives everything an amazing crunchy freshness. Plus, if you want to add a side to bulk out this meal then give this Instant Pot Mexican rice a go!

Ingredients you need to make these halloumi tacos:

  • Halloumi
  • Smoked Paprika
  • Chilli Powder
  • Ground Coriander
  • Ground Cumin
  • Oregano
  • Garlic Powder
  • Olive Oil
  • Tortillas

Keep scrolling to get the full recipe for halloumi tacos with red cabbage slaw…

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

Ingredients you need to make red cabbage slaw for tacos:

  • Red Cabbage
  • Red Onion
  • Red Chilli
  • White Wine Vinegar
  • Lime
  • Coriander (Cilantro)
Cooked halloumi in a pan with text overlay

Check out my How To Cook Halloumi: A Complete Guide post for everything you ever wanted to know about halloumi!

If you’re as in love with halloumi as I am then you need to head over to my complete guide to How to Cook Halloumi! It’s got tips on how to grill, bake and fry it as well as plenty of recipes to try out and even some fun little facts about everyone’s favourite cheese 🧀

WONDERING WHAT TO DO WITH THE LEFTOVER INGREDIENTS YOU’VE GOT FROM MAKING THESE HALLOUMI TACOS WITH RED CABBAGE SLAW?

If you’re anything like me then you’re always looking for ways to save money and avoid food waste so I want to make sure you’ve get plenty of ideas on how to use up any ingredients that are leftover from my recipes!

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These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!
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Halloumi Tacos

These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 224 kcal
Author Amy

Ingredients

For the Halloumi

For the Slaw

  • 1/4 Red Cabbage chopped or shredded
  • 1/2 Red Onion thinly sliced
  • 1 Red Chilli chopped
  • 3 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Lime
  • Bunch Fresh Coriander

Instructions

  1. Mix all of the spices together on a plate and gently coat each slice of halloumi in the spice mix. Heat the oil in a skillet over a medium-high heat. Fry the halloumi in batches for 3 minutes on each side until getting crispy.

  2. Make the slaw by mixing together the cabbage, red onion, chilli, vinegar, juice of half the lime and a sprinkling of salt and pepper.

  3. Build the tacos by placing a couple of slices of halloumi on each tortilla and topping with some slaw. Serve with fresh coriander and lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Halloumi Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Sodium 595mg 25%
Potassium 163mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 11.4%
Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 36.3%
Iron 9.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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These halloumi tacos are beautifully spiced and topped with a fresh and healthy cabbage slaw. An ideal vegetarian Mexican dinner!

 

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    Halloumi Tacos with Cabbage Slaw - Yum Goggle
    01/08/2017 at 11:18 PM

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    Bintu - Recipes From A Pantry
    10/08/2017 at 12:52 PM

    Love the colourful coleslaw. Looks amazing and a vegetarian dish to

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    Tara | Deliciously Declassified
    10/08/2017 at 1:08 PM

    Wow, this is a stunning dish! I’ve never tried halloumi but this sounds so flavorful! I’ve also been trying to eat less meat, will have to give this a try. Thanks for sharing!

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      Amy
      10/08/2017 at 3:57 PM

      Thanks Tara! Halloumi is one of my all time favourite foods, definitely give it a go 🙂

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    Kristine
    10/08/2017 at 2:50 PM

    I love Mexican food, especially tacos! These sound delicious and unique. Bookmarked!

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